Jen Poyant

Senior Producer, The Takeaway

Jen Poyant appears in the following:

Absentee ballots

Friday, October 24, 2008

More voters are sending in absentee ballots in 2008 as a way to beat the lines on Election Day. But some absentee voters are worried that if their ballots are sent with the wrong postage, they'll be returned, meaning their votes won't count. The Takeaway finds out what happens to a ballot with insufficient postage.

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Early voting

Thursday, October 23, 2008



Tuesday, October 21, 2008

This year, the blog FiveThirtyEight.com has become a political force. By analyzing daily polls, the blog is projecting that the Obama campaign's push in crucial swing states and red states may help him win 270 electoral votes.

How will the swing states swing? Play armchair pollster and track the electoral college predictions. Embed the tracker on your Web site or blog as a widget or at full size.


Obama Visits New Jersey for Fundraiser

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Barack Obama dropped by the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark yesterday for a low-budget fundraiser. Students paid $15, others paid $25 to hear what the Illinois senator had to say. Jen Poyant reports.

Newarkers of all ages came out for to support the candidate ...