Wednesday, February 06, 2008

TODAY'S NEWS HEADLINES for INDEPENDENT VOTERS

  • NY: Analysis: Dems Tied In Super Tuesday Knots (CBS News) Independent voters went for Obama by a 58-35 margin according to exit polls.
  • MD: New independents outpacing new Republicans in Maryland (Examiner)
  • CA: Independent voters voice ballot complaints (SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE)
  • CA: Independent voters are thwarted in GOP race/Republicans have a closed primary (Ventura County Star)
  • AZ: Party races spur record turnout in Arizona (East Valley Tribune)
  • DE: Wilmington voters inspired to turn out (The News Journal)
  • CA: Gaming initiatives in lead as voters crowd polls (SF Chronicle) In Contra Costa County, so many independent voters showed up at the polls to vote Democratic that the county registrar of voters had to deliver stacks of extra Democratic ballots to polling stations. Eight precincts reported they were running short of ballots.
  • CA: Independent voters favor Obama in primary (Daily Bulletin)
  • MO: Voters in both parties follow predictable route (ST LOUIS POST-DISPATCH)
  • KS: Obama wins/Barack Obama wins Frankin caucus, statewide (THE MORNING SUN)
  • KS: Large turnout overwhelms Democratic caucuses in Kansas (Kansas.com)
  • CA: Alameda County polls ordered to remain open until 10 p.m. (Sac Bee)
  • CA Economy Wields Influence at the Polls (Washington Post) Laura Kneller, 25, of Torrance, said she asked for a Democratic ballot at her Los Angeles County precinct but was told that as an independent, she could not get one.
  • CA: Nonpartisans Report Voting Problems (NBC San Diego)

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