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Exit poll: Romney dominates
among whites in Virginia

CBS News, by Brian Montopoli

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Posted By:Photoonist, 11/6/2012 7:11:06 PM

Polls have closed in the battleground state of Virginia, and the race is tight: Mitt Romney leads among men 53 percent to 45 percent in the early CBS News exit poll, while President Obama leads among women 53 percent to 46 percent. Women are 53 percent of the electorate in this early exit poll, while men are 47 percent of the electorate. There is a large racial divide among voters. White voters - who are 70 percent of the electorate - are breaking 64 percent to 35 percent for Romney. That includes white women, who support Romney 61 percent to

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Supposedly the exit polls are "razor thin" according to CBS. But those are exit polls and if this article holds................

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 11/6/2012 7:32:09 PM     (No. 8993740)

FOX just showed VA with 58% for Romney, 40% for 0bama. I don't know what percentage of votes this represents. The polls closed in VA at 70.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Photoonist, 11/6/2012 7:40:38 PM     (No. 8993768)

The problem with small counting results is that we don't know what districts the votes are coming in from in the beginning. Thus with only 2% in we don't know if Romney has a significant lead or if it's razor-thin as some networks are saying.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: steph_gray, 11/6/2012 7:41:11 PM     (No. 8993769)

Oh my. From "razor-thin" to an 18% margin? That certainly shows you how bad the exit polls are!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: FunOne, 11/6/2012 7:52:39 PM     (No. 8993810)

Proud of my fellow palefaces.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: On fire, 11/6/2012 8:10:00 PM     (No. 8993863)

From someone who is sick of nonstop racist rantings in this election, #4, you made me smile!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: shepsmum, 11/6/2012 8:45:00 PM     (No. 8993984)

Waiting for the headline that Obama dominates among blacks in VA.

Lines here were LONG. I was home sick, but made it out to vote. Was dismayed to see how long the line was at 10:45...took about an hour. I've always gone before work and knew that would be the usual 2-3 hours. Came home and collapsed afterwards. My broken glass day!


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