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By Will Straw  

The news channels are reporting record turnout and everything appears up in the air. I was just canvassing a heavily African-American area in downtown Charleston. It’s the kind of neighbourhood where Obama has been banking on 75% support but he’ll get nothing like that. Many voters were returning from the polling station but still wanted Hillary stickers. It also became clear that a number of young supporters who shouted Barack’s name at us were not actually registered to vote.

Meanwhile, Republican areas are also reporting strong turnouts. There’s a rumour going round that these are actual Republicans rather than swing…

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