Be Prepared for Voting Day

November 2, 2008 06:00 PM

Sara Muri, Farm Journal Business & Crops Online Editor
With Election Day looming, a mere day away, make sure you have all the info you need before you walk into the polling place.
Here are some helpful Web sites, to answer any last-minute questions you might have:
See an interactive electoral map, recent political polls and more.
This site, an extension of Wikipedia, focuses on ballots, allows you to see what's on the ballot in your state and ballot measures.
On this site, you can find specific information on voting in your area. There is also a quick resource guide about to answer multiple polling questions.
Google is housing all of the most-recent news articles covering all of the presidential candidates on this Web site. You can also easily navigate to the candidate's blogs, YouTube channels and latest quotes.
Farm Journal also provides extension policy-related articles. Read these two recent pieces that will let you know how the presidential candidates view agricultural-related topics, along with other useful information.
The presidential candidates go head-to-head on several key agricultural topics.
The Race to Capitol Hill by Roger Bernard
Nine is Senate Democrats' favorite number in 2008, and they're hoping 60 will be their lucky number in 2009. Moving their margin to 60 seats would give them a filibuster-proof majority and ease approval of their agenda for the 111th Congress.

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