WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is the winner of the 16 electoral votes in Michigan - the state that benefitted the most from the auto industry bailout. Michigan, where Mitt Romney's father served as governor, wasn't heavily contested by the two campaigns, though it did see some late GOP advertising.
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KATU Reporter Thom Jensen and Photographer Mike Brandenberger are covering Measure 80 tonight. That's the one that would legalize marijuana, so what better place to do the story than from the Cannabis Cafe in Southeast Portland?
Spotted at the Jefferson Smith camp this evening. Are they expecting a lot of kids? LOL
Recent polls have former City Commissioner Charlie Hales leading State Rep. Jefferson Smith, but Smith’s campaign is holding out hope that his volunteer effort will come through for him.
As an investigation into allegations of ballot tampering by a temporary election worker continues, the number of ballots believed to be affected is now at six.
Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity tweeted a picture of his filled-out ballot, only to learn that he was breaking the law in doing that. Woops. FOR DETAILS
From the Associated Press:
President Barack Obama won Vermont and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney countered with Kentucky Tuesday in a duel for the White House shadowed by a weak economy and high unemployment that crimped middle class dreams for millions.
KATU.com Executive Producer John Tierney (right) is monitoring the social media engagement this Election Day.
KATU News Producer Dave Trausneck is sporting a smashing pair of pants for the big night. Do you have a great Election Day look? Send your photo to YouNews!
We now have a photo of the Clackamas County elections worker accused of tampering with ballots.
Susan Mardas celebrates Election Day by wearing a festive hat Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, while waiting for her mother to vote in Scarborough, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Washington County is reporting a 64 percent turnout so far, as of noon today. Here's a news release they sent us with the details:
Here are a few photos from our freelance photographer, Kai Hayashi, who was out and about today at local ballot drop-off points. Voting closes at 8 p.m.