Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

MA: Obama Beats Kerry? Maybe in Turnout.

By Spencer Hsu
A beautiful, "no excuses" day of sunshine and a high of 64 degrees in Boston is expected to draw record turnout in the Bay State, a bastion for Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.).

The Boston Globe reported that Secretary of State William F. Galvin said that 4,220,488 people registered by the Oct. 15 deadline, an increase of 3 percent from 2004, when Sen. John F. Kerry (D-Mass) led the Democratic ticket and 4,098,634 people registered in Massachusetts.

Galvin's spokesman, Brian McNiff, said a glitch was discovered in Cambridge this morning when election workers discovered that printed voter lists were defective. Corrected lists were printed and being distributed

By Washington Post editors  |  November 4, 2008; 2:45 PM ET
Categories:  50 States , B_Blog  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz   Previous: A McCain Supporter in a Sea of Obama Partisans
Next: NH: Earliest Voters Pick Obama

No comments have been posted to this entry.

The comments to this entry are closed.

 
 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company