Elections

Elections
9:10 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Lucas Willard - Scott Brown Headquarters

Lucas Willard reports from Scott Brown's headquarters in Boston.

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Elections
8:45 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Karen DeWitt - NY Senate Race

Alan Chartock and Joe Donahue discuss the New York Senate race with correspondent Karen DeWitt.

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Elections
8:35 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

John Dankosky - Connecticut Overview

Alan Chartock and Joe Donahue speak to John Dankosky about Connecticut races.

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Elections
8:29 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

David Hawkings - Congressional Quarterly

Alan Chartock and Joe Donahue speak to David Hawkings of Congressional Quarterly

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North Country News
6:20 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Congressional Candidates Wrap Up Tight Race

The candidates in the tight race for New York’s 21st Congressional District seat were making their final push on Monday as election day loomed.

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WAMC News
5:15 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Propane Leak Forces Move of Vermont City Polling Place

Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos says a propane leak in downtown Barre is forcing city officials to move the polling location.

Condos says the fire department ordered that that the electricity be shut off in the neighborhood around the Barre Auditorium, the city's polling location. The leak was detected at around 2 p.m.

Condos says he has sent officials from his office to help move the polling area to the Old Labor Hall on Granite Street.

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New England News
3:30 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

A Busy Start To Voting In Massachusetts

Lucas Carreira, age 3, of Springfield MA helps his father, Marco, put his ballot into a counting machine at a polling place in Springfield
Credit WAMC

A presidential election featuring a former governor and an intensely competitive US Senate race are credited for producing a surge of voters in Massachusetts today.  WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports

In a scene that was repeated at polling places all across Massachusetts this morning  40 people were in a line that stretched down a hall way  at the Springfield Boys and Girls Club  waiting to vote  when the polling place in the gymnasium opened at 7 AM. A steady stream of voters followed throughout the morning. 

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WAMC News
12:20 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Vermont Incumbents Appear Safe, But Some Downticket Races Are Tight

Vermonter’s are headed to the polls today to elect a U.S. Senator, Congressman, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General and Secretary of State and a new Legislature.

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Elections
7:28 am
Tue November 6, 2012

Dutchess Judge Permits Students To Vote

Poughkeepsie area college students, who were denied the ability to vote in the election by Republican Dutchess County Elections Commissioner Erik Haight, may do so after all.

Haight maintained they did not properly list their campus addresses on their voter registration forms. But, US District Court Judge Kenneth Karas ruled late Monday they may, in fact, vote on Tuesday.

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New England News
7:00 am
Tue November 6, 2012

Brown-Warren Senate Race Close As Polls Open

The hard fought closely watched race for US Senate in Massachusetts has come down to the wire.  WAMC’s Paul Tuthill reports

With President Obama expected to win Massachusetts by double digits, the outcome of the US Senate race will hinge on which candidate picks off the most Obama voters, in the opinion of Tim Vercellotti, director of polling at Western New England University.  A survey four weeks ago found 18 percent of Obama voters going for Scott Brown, but that’s fallen now to ten percent.

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