Election Day is November 4, 2008
Be sure to head to the polls on Tuesday, November 4, 2008, to vote in the State General Election. Polling places will be open from 7:00am - 8:00pm statewide.
I was playing with the CNN map and I have a new possibility.
It is completely possible for Obama to get 400 electoral votes (assuming he wins Florida).
Let me be the first to say so.
Sun Nov 2, 11:40 pm ET
With his superior spending, better organization on the ground, and poll standing, in fact, Obama actually seems poised to win the majority of the remaining toss-up states. If there is a pro-Democratic/anti-Bush wave cresting, as some top strategists in both parties believe, Obama could take all of the still contested battlegrounds, giving him nearly 400 electoral votes, and a significant multi-regional mandate. The remaining toss-up states are all large ones - Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, Indiana, and Missouri - with a total of 84 electoral votes, and were all won by Bush in 2000 and 2004. And some additional western and southern states that are currently leaning towards McCain (such as North Dakota and Georgia) could end up in the Democratic column, lifting Obama over 400. yahoo
Polls in Virginia are open from 6 am to 7 pm. Election officials are popping up all over the media suggesting to folks that the best time to vote to avoid long lines is from 9 am to 11 am and 1 pm to 4 pm.
My precinct is relatively small and there haven't been a lot of new residences added (apartments/subdivisions). Also an older crowd (35 and up) so probably not a lot of new voters like in some areas.
Virginia, by the way, added 468,000 new voters this year with 20% being 25 or younger.
You are probably right for the very 1st time in your life because I think
Owl Gore continues to stubbornly refuse his loss... good on you ep.