Election Day Open Thread

The lines to vote were long at PS 316 in Crown Heights this morning. Photo: Ben Fried

Leave your hopes, fears, predictions, and polling place observations in the comments.

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Election Predictions and Returns: Discuss!

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Despite the number of important races to be decided today, signs point to an abysmally low voter turnout. Like many who have reported in, when I voted at around 2:00 this afternoon there was no wait time at my polling place, Good Shepherd Church on Cooper Street in Inwood. Of course, a low turnout makes […]