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Election 2008

Election 2008: Same-day registration adds 189,000 voters in NC

November 2, 2008 - In the hot battleground state of North Carolina, early voting ended Saturday -- and along with it ended same-day registration at early voting sites, the first test of a major voting reform passed in 2007. And in its first major test in 2008, the verdict is in: same-day registration is a big hit with Tarheel voters.

Election 2008: Southern Swing State Rankings

November 1, 2008 - Here are our latest Southern Swing State Rankings (TM) -- Facing South's measure of which Southern states are the closest and could truly go either way:SOUTHERN SWINGABILITY RANKINGS* as of 11/1/081 - North Carolina - Obama +1.5