The Republican Party in Ohio and in several other states has been engaging in voter suppression, reducing and eliminating early voting hours. And voter intimidation in some neighborhoods is in full swing. And undermanned polling places so waiting lines take hours is not uncommon. There will be post election consequences regardless of who is declared the winner. This is not quite as ugly as the Jefferson-Adams race, but close.
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from the article: Poll: Obama holds slight edge over Romney in key state of Ohio