Why Va. Didn't Keep Polls Open Later
Because of heavy turnout and icy weather in Northern Virginia, some voters were asking yesterday why the state didn't keep the polls open later, as Maryland did. Here's why:
Susan Pollard, a spokeswoman for the Virginia State Board of Elections, said that a request for longer poll hours would have to come from one of the political parties and approved by a judge. No one requested an extension, she said.
February 13, 2008; 2:49 PM ET
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