Lunch Buffet

So I’m not planning a full-on Live Blog tonight the way I did in 2012, but I will do occasional posts during the evening with results (or arguments over results) I find interesting. Since I’ll probably be up most of the night, I will pause for an afternoon nap, which may produce a blogging hiatus, but I’ll let you know.

Here are some mid-Election-Day news/views treats:

* So WaPo is apparently going to post exit poll info in its Election Night live-blog beginning at 5:00 PM EST. Cool; means I don’t have to scrounge for them elsewhere!

* Shocker: Georgia Republican Secretary of State’s voter info website crashes just in time for Election Day.

* Tom Frank returns to Kansas, hoping to witness defeat of Brownback and Roberts. But he’s nearly as big a celebrity as the pols he’s stalking.

* African-American millenials face particular strong obstacles to voting.

* CT Gov. Dan Mallow asking courts for extended voting hours after irregularities in Hartford.

* Erick Erickson whining that too many RINOs will share in GOP wins tonight.

And in non-political news:

* Simon Cowell and Howard Stern top Forbes‘ latest list of highest-paid “entertainment personalities.” Glenn Beck third.

As we break for lunch, here’s another clip from The Last Waltz, with the Staple Singers joining The Band for “The Weight.”

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Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.