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2012 Election Coverage

2012 Election Coverage
  • Mitt-Ballot.jpg VIDEO: Romney casts ballot in presidential race

    Mitt Romney casts his ballot in the U.S. presidential election. The Republican challenger still has campaign rallies Tuesday in the crucial battleground state of Ohio and neighboring Pennsylvania.

    November 6, 2012 1 Photo

  • Vote button.jpg Election day guide for Clinton County

    Looking for polling and ballot information? Find the basics on where to go, when, and what to expect.

    Complete election coverage  -  Clinton County results  -  Election text alerts  -  Polling locations  -  Sample ballots

    November 5, 2012 1 Photo

  • Early voting update

    About 30 million people have already voted in 34 states and the District of Columbia, either by mail or in person.

    November 5, 2012

  • Vote sign at polling place 8 questions about the presidential election

    Will there be a winner on election night? Will damage from Hurricane Sandy have an impact on the election? The Washington Post answers these and other important questions as Election Day approaches.

    November 5, 2012 1 Photo

  • Branstad photo op.jpg Iowa candidates make final push

    Iowa candidates seeking an Election Day victory campaigned in Clinton Saturday and Sunday. With less than a handful of days until the election, both Democrats and Republicans encouraged voters to “get out the vote.”

    November 5, 2012 2 Photos

  • Vote.jpg Election Day polling places readied for voters

    Clinton County voters may notice a change in polling locations as they head to the polls on Tuesday because of reprecincting that occurred earlier in the year.

    November 2, 2012 1 Photo

  • image_preview.cgi.jpg How the world would vote in the U.S. election

    Sure, polling may suggest that the world isn't following the 2012 U.S. election as closely as it did the 2008 presidential race, but that doesn't mean people overseas don't care about the campaign's outcome.

    November 2, 2012 1 Photo

  • Campaigns lawyered up for election overtime chance

    Legions of lawyers are ready to enter the fray in case Election Day turns on a legal challenge. One nightmare scenario would be for the results in a battleground state like Florida or Ohio to be too close to call, with thousands of absentee or provisional ballots yet to be counted.

    November 2, 2012

  • iStock_000020842049Small.jpg Talking to kids about elections - without bias

    As much as we might want the election to be over, in these last few days of the campaign, there's a real opportunity for parents to help educate the next generation of voters.

    November 1, 2012 1 Photo

  • Branstad to attend Clinton rally

    Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad will be in Clinton this Saturday for a get out the vote rally in support of the Republican action plan and Republican State Senate candidate Andrew Naeve.

    October 31, 2012

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