Today’s Boston Globe features this clip ‘n’ save piece for election-watchers keeping score at home.
Viewer’s guide to the election
What to watch for as results come
IN*, KY** = part of state closes later
Mitt Romney’s margin of victory in Indiana, which Barack Obama won in 2008, could serve as a barometer for the rest of the election. A double-digit win will warm Republican hearts. Networks will be offering exit polls, but be wary. They have an uneven record in predicting winners of states. In 2004, early exit polls in Ohio showed John Kerry to be winning, but the state went to President Bush. Also, the time between the closing of polls and the declaration of a winner of that state can vary widely according to such factors as how many votes were cast early and the closeness of the race. Early votes are counted right after polls close . . .
The piece also includes this helpful electoral map . . .
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