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11:42 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

NPR Projects President Obama Winner

This is a repost from NPR.org

OBAMA WINS: After a hard-fought battle with Republican Mitt Romney, President Obama has been re-elected, NPR now projects. With 10 Electoral College votes from Wisconsin now in his win column, the president has 275 -- five more than needed to be president. 

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8:12 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Ohioans don't feel all the extra campaign attention was helpful

Some 200 million dollars will have been spent in Ohio to try to sway voters in the presidential, Senate and congressional races. Tuesday, those voters took over. For Ohio Public Radio, WKSU’s M.L. Schultze reports, many didn’t feel particularly illuminated by the deluge of information.

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8:03 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Judge dismisses voting machine software lawsuit

A judge has rejected claims in an 11th hour lawsuit that alleges new software used in voting equipment in some Ohio counties could be used to alter ballots after they're cast. 

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7:45 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Conservative group barred from monitoring polls

Elections officials in Franklin County say they barred a conservative group from monitoring polling places because applications to do so weren't filed properly.

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7:29 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Experts differ on when the election may be over for Ohio

OhioWith the polls closing soon and results hours away, campaign experts are among those trying to predict what will happen and when.

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5:59 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Battleground States Carry Obama To Second Term

President Obama walks on stage with first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia to deliver his victory speech on election night in Chicago.
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Originally published on Wed November 7, 2012 6:58 am

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  • Obama's Victory Speech
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Americans elected Barack Obama to a second term Tuesday, with the president capturing or on the verge of winning all of the key states that had been at the center of his hard-fought campaign against Republican Mitt Romney.

"Whether I earned your vote or not, I have listened to you," Obama said early Wednesday at a speech before thousands of supporters in Chicago. "I have learned from you. And you've made me a better president.

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5:54 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Republicans Keep The House; Democrats To Retain Senate

Democrat Elizabeth Warren takes the stage after defeating incumbent GOP Sen. Scott Brown in the Massachusetts Senate race on Tuesday.
Michael Dwyer AP

Originally published on Wed November 7, 2012 6:45 am

Republicans have easily maintained their hold on the House, while missteps from Tea Party favorites helped Democrats retain a majority in the Senate.

That means the two chambers of Congress remain deeply divided, with prospects for agreement on such big-ticket items as deficits, tax rates and climate change unclear.

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1:22 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Electoral College Map 1964 to 2008

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Follow The Back Channel and see what people are really talking about as we vote and count the votes during the 2012 general election. By the people, for the people. The Federal Register just released a fun new interactive on their web site! You can use the slide rule to look at maps of how the Electoral College voted from 1964 to 2008. 

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12:20 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Long Lines At Some Polls This Morning

State elections officials say so far, there are no problems with voting today.

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12:00 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Utility Workers May Miss Voting

Some utility workers dispatched to help repair communities damaged by the remnants of Hurricane Sandy may miss their chance to vote.

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9:25 am
Tue November 6, 2012

In-Person Voting Numbers

The in-person absentee voting period ended yesterday, with nearly 70-thousand people voting early in Franklin County.

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9:21 am
Tue November 6, 2012

Provisional Ballot Order Under Fire

Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is defending an order that places the responsibility of explaining what kind of identification voters use on provisional ballots on the voters themselves.

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9:20 am
Tue November 6, 2012

Judge To Hear Electronic Voting Complaint Today

A federal judge is scheduled to hear a complaint today alleging electronic voting equipment used in some Ohio counties raises the possibility of ballots being altered after they are cast.

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9:17 am
Tue November 6, 2012

Local School Issues On Ballots Today

Ohio voters go to the polls today.

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11:26 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

On-Air & Online Election Coverage

WCBE is your source for election coverage for November 6th! Stay tuned to 90.5FM for local coverage during our newscasts, as well as national updates during Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and The World, as well as NPR newscasts throughout the day. Also, staring at 8pm, we'll host NPR's live audio stream of election coverage on our website, along with their up-to-the minute blog starting at 6pm.

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5:22 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Presidential polls still too close to call

In one of the last polls of the campaign season, the election is too close to call. Ohio Poll director Eric Rademacher tells Alison Holm the numbers are close -- even closer than they were a week ago.

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10:04 am
Mon November 5, 2012

Long Lines For Early In-Person Voting

Inside the Franklin County Early Voting Center at 1700 Morse Rd.
Credit Ohio Public Radio

Early in-person voting centers across Ohio are reporting long lines. The centers will be open one last day before election day itself. In Franklin County, the center at 1700 Morse Rd. will be open until 2 p.m. today.

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9:58 am
Mon November 5, 2012

Vendor Blamed For Absentee Voting Problems Near Dayton

Elections officials in a western Ohio county say a ballot vendor is to blame for a pair of absentee ballot problems that affect more than 240 voters.

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9:55 am
Mon November 5, 2012

Churches Push Early Voting On Both Sides

The close race for president in Ohio and nationally could boil down to how well each side has mobilized church-goers.

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