EXIT POLLS….The morning exit poll numbers are pretty favorable to Kerry:
AZ CO LA PA OH FL MI NM MN WI IA NH Kerry 45 48 42 60 52 51 51 50 58 52 49 57 Bush 55 51 57 40 48 48 47 48 40 43 49 41
Now, it may be that Democrats are just heavily motivated to get out and vote early this year, thus skewing the results, but on the other hand, Bush is ahead in the states where you’d expect him to be ahead. What’s more, I remember being told during the primaries not to trust morning exit poll information, but most of the time they turned out to be pretty accurate.
So….cautious optimism seems called for from Kerry supporters, especially when you combine this with his seemingly big lead in the early voting. If this stuff holds up, it’s going to be a big win for Kerry.
(But get out there and vote anyway!)