Skip to comments.Map: Poll Closing Times
Posted on 11/01/2008 5:59:31 AM PDT by Semper911
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A useless piece of information.
Obama and his cohorts will use similar tactics that we say in 2004....judges ordering polls to stay open far past their scheduled time.
Hey, thanks a lot. Nice of you to post this.
Note to democrats for hussein obama, voting starts Nov 5th....
Not at all. It will help you track fraud attempts on election night.
Anyone know why there are so many different closing times? Why don’t they all close at eight o’clock?
We could very well know if this is all over by 7pm.
They already did it here in Atlanta with the early voting. One place stayed open until 1 AM!
Each state gets to apply its own rules.
I was surprised that some states close their polls at 6pm local time.
That's almost a given. But I don't agree that the map is useless.
You're dreaming, but I agree it would be nice.
Just an FYI: those are the codified closing times but expect last minute legal pleas and challenges to extend voting time in key Dem areas of swing states. If this election is as close as it appears to be shaping up the Dems will go into cornered rat mode and scream “voter intimidation, voter suppression,” on every MSM studio rooftop. The NAACP is already suing VA for not having enough machines in minority areas. If they were genuine about this wouldn’t they have been discussing this immediately after 2004? VA has had a D gov since 2002.
Anyone know why there are so many different closing times? Why dont they all close at eight oclock?
Elections are run by the states, so poll-closing times are set by state law.
Indiana, Kentucky, and Florida are split across multiple time zones. So all the polls close at 8pm, but some places close at 8pm EST, and some close at 8pm Central.
New Hampshire has some first in the nation traditions, so there may be a few very small towns where everyone votes right after midnight on election day and they close the polls and count the ballots right away.
I don't know about North Carolina, but they may have some lingering voting rights act provisions or very rural counties in the western part of the state that have special hours.
Arkansas probably just chose 8:30pm as there closing time so they could be alone in getting a mention on the national newscasts.
OK, I used the term ‘useless’ not to impugn anyone’s efforts, but to point out that these times will be violated by the liberals over and over again until they get their desired outcome.
6:01 PM...this just in from CNN..Indiana with 72% of the vote counted..McCain 54% Obama 44%, CNN calls the race for Obama(court orders Gary precincts to remain open until October 12th)
In Kentucky...67% of the vote counted..McCain 58% Obama 40%..CNN..”Race too close to call”.
Thanks I will look for a map of electoral votes and markup this map with them so I can compare and predict when the MSM will call it.
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