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According to various news sources Gov. Romney has gained the support of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Arkansas,  Tennessee, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Texas, Louisiana, Wyoming and Mississippi. President Obama has gained the support of New York, New Jersey and Michigan.  He...

President Obama projected by various news sources to take Illinois, Maryland, Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware, and Washington D.C.  He is leading in battleground states Ohio and Florida by 19 percent and one percent respectively. Gov. Romney is projected to have gained Oklahoma.  He is leading in Virginia and North Carolina by 19 percent...

News sources say Gov. Romney wins  the five electoral votes of West Virginia and the nine electoral votes of South Carolina, 0 percent and 1 percent of precincts reporting respectively. Ohio results are beginning to come in.  Romney leading 57 percent to Obama's 42 percent with one percent of precincts reporting. Follow conservative columnist @tgwinford...

According to various news sources President Obama has won Vermont's four electoral votes with 0 percent of precincts reporting.  Gov. Romney has won Kentucky's eight electoral votes with 15 percent of precincts reporting and Indiana's 11 electoral votes with eight percent of precincts reporting. Currently, Gov. Romney is leading in the polls in Virginia...

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By Michael Grimaud and Mary Adele Smith No matter where you live in the United States, you know that November 6 is no ordinary Tuesday this year. It is, of course, Election Day in the 2012 presidential campaign. In prior election years, the youth vote hasn’t always been much of a factor. Why don’t many young people vote? Dr. Michael Henderson, assistant professor...

  By Allison Brooks, Chandler LeDoyen and Jared Senseman After Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant sparked controversy by urging voters to show ID when they vote on Tuesday, Democrats in Lafayette County have been trying to get the word out that there is no law requiring an ID to vote in Mississippi. Mississippi's voter ID law is still pending approval from the...

By Clancy Smith and Mary Adele Smith The number of voters in the Lafayette County area is expected to be larger than usual, according to Election Commissioner Mary K. Hemphill. “This election is going to be so different from most elections that we have; the presidential election always is because more people come out than they would for a regular county or municipal...

Today is Election Day. In election years prior, the youth vote hasn’t always been much of a factor. Michael Henderson, assistant professor of political science at The University of Mississippi, said the fact that many younger voters move around a lot is to blame. “If you’re a younger American, you tend to be more mobile,” Henderson said. “Which means that if...