Get your popcorn ready. It promises to be a long night.
Unless Obama or Romney clearly wins in Ohio. (Polls close there at 5:30 p.m. Mountain Time).
Then, the only thing that might keep us up late will be the Ben McAdams/Mark Crockett Salt Lake County Mayor’s race.
— Revised poll: Crockett, McAdams race is a virtual tie — Mike Gorrell | The Salt Lake Tribune
High turnout expected in Utah as Election Day arrives — Lee Davidson | The Salt Lake Tribune
The long, expensive campaign season finally reaches its climax Tuesday as Utah polls open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., and officials expect higher turnout than they have seen in decades.
"Based on early voting, I think we will be at least at 74 percent, and perhaps up to 80 percent" of active registered voters, or those who voted in one of the two past general elections, said Mark Thomas, state elections director for Lt. Gov. Greg Bell. ...
State of the Debate will also offer some election night thoughts and links.
And, not that you’ll need it, but both the New York Times and Wall Street Journal are dropping their paywalls for the event.
|1.||Western lawmakers gather in Utah to talk federal land takeover|
|2.||Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review|
|3.||Magnitude 3.2 earthquake jolts western Utah, USGS says|
|4.||Washington Insight: The Sagebrush Rebellion lives on with Nevada dispute|
|5.||Ex-NFL punter Chris Kluwe tells atheists to strive for empathy in Utah|
|6.||Utah same-sex marriage case could be thrown out on a technicality|
|7.||Salt Lake Comic Con FanX: In ‘cosplay,’ everybody can be anybody|
|8.||Utah realtors give ‘murder homes’ another life|
|9.||Why all the hate for Salt Lake City’s new federal courthouse?|
|10.||Scott D. Pierce: Bill O’Reilly thinks right-wingers are idiots|