Midterm Elections

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Tuesday, November 02, 2010

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The midterm elections are finally here!   The elections in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut could well swing the balance of power in Congress, and we’re keeping you up to the minute on the local and national voting.  Plus: the new ballot system gets a big test; and your calls on the outside-the-tristate-area election that you’re invested in.


Election Day Politics

Errol Louis, new host of NY1's Inside City Hall, and WNYC reporters Azi Paybarah and Bob Hennelly, discuss the predictions for the election results.

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Plug Your Race

Liz Sidoti, national political writer for the AP, gives a rundown on races around the country that everyone should keep an eye on.

Sending in an absentee ballot?  Let us know why your race is important!

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Ballot Battle

Larry Norden, senior counsel with the NYU Law School's Brennan Center for Justice, on the problems with the New York ballot.

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Voting Around: Regional Round-Up

Lawrence Levy, executive director of the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University talks about the Long Island races, and Mike Kelly, columnist at The Record of New Jersey, is watching four key races in New Jersey.  Then Brian Mann, reporter and Adirondack bureau chief for North Country Public Radio reports from the New York State perspective, and John Dankowsky, news director at WNPR and host of Where We Live, discusses Connecticut.   

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