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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  
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