As of 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, it appears that Marylanders will support same sex marriage, the Dream Act and gaming.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
By DAVID GUTMAN and MATT OWINGS Capital News Service In a state that went to President Barack Obama, with very few competitive congressional races, voters streamed to the polls in Maryland on Tuesday motivated by three high profile referendums on gay marriage, gambling and immigration. With $92.2 million spent by supporters and opponents of Question 7, which would expand casino gambling in Maryland, the issue has dominated the airwaves in the state. But the massive amount of campaign ads did not clarify the issue for all voters. “I’m not too sure about whether the money will actually go to the schools,” said Mary Floyd, 58, who, despite her uncertainty, voted yes on Question 7 at Nicholas Orem Middle School in Hyattsville. “My thing is the…
Now that the Democratic and Republican delegates have officially chosen their nominees, Patch wants to know: Who are you betting on?
It's official: With President Barack Obama's acceptance speech in Charlotte Thursday night, both the Republicans and Democrats have formally chosen their nominees for the 2012 presidential election. Let the real race begin. A lot can change between now and Nov. 6: Gaffes, scandals or even major international news events could shift the dynamics of the campaign. The latest Gallup Polls show registered voters preferring Obama to Mitt Romney by just one percentage point, 47 percent to 46 percent. A USA Today/Gallup poll taken just before the party conventions found American voters think Obama is more likeable, but trust Romney more to handle the economy. Pundits have been busy for months handicapping the major-party candidates on various …