Turnout High in Maine
While I've never had the nerve to do it, I think that Election Day would be a great time to play golf. While the ...
While I've never had the nerve to do it, I think that Election Day would be a great time to play golf. While the polls are open, you always get a series of conflicting rumors about turnout that are impossible to substantiate. I'd learn nearly as much on the links as I do in front of my computer.
The one exception, though, is when someone truly in a position to know says something publicly. In that vein, Ben Smith has news from Maine:
Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap told me just now that turnout there is far exceeding his projections -- news that would be good news for backers of same-sex marriage.
"I think we could be over 50%" for the state," Dunlap said. "We originally projected 35%."
(Hat tip: Political Wire)
When the secretary of state says that turnout is high, I'll believe him (though I'm not sure it's obvious that the side in favor of gay marriage benefits from higher turnout).
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Undocumented Immigrants Can't Be Denied Bail, Rules Missouri Supreme Court12 hours ago
Interstate Health Care, Part of GOP's Replacement Plan, Has Failed to Attract Insurers' Interest13 hours ago
Child Care Subsidies Are Dwindling, for and by the States14 hours ago
What Oakland Can Learn From Rhode Island's Response to Deadly 2003 Fire14 hours ago
30 Road Projects Halted in Montana Due to Budget Shortfall14 hours ago
South Carolina Makes History With 4 Women in State Senate15 hours ago