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).
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