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Early Activity

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

So far today, it's fog and campaign signs.

The bus ride to campus, however clouded by the mist and a significant lack of caffeine, revealed that most signs were for the Amherst Select Board candidates. We'll see if that changes as the hours pass toward a time when reporters (and student activists) are usually awake.

The SGA, UMass Dems and the UMass Republican Club, together with Advancing Democracy and MassPIRG and other groups, have waited quite awhile for today. A major push was made to pass out absentee ballots, but each is hoping those who registered in Amherst are present today.

For those interested in the last leg of the horse race, this map will help keep an eye on swing states and the electoral college. It will take you off site, but ya'll come back now.
posted by Collegian Staff, 8:27 AM

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