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News Desk: First Tie in Dixville Notch History

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This year, Dixville Notch residents cast their votes in a tie: five votes each for President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. It was the first time in Dixville Notch’s history that a tie was recorded. [Huffington Post]

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One Response to News Desk: First Tie in Dixville Notch History

  1. jjamele November 6, 2012 at 12:30 pm #

    I’ve never understood how Dixville Notch manages to get around New Hampshire’s voting laws; in every other part of the state, voters have 12 hours to cast ballots, but in this small town, they have twenty minutes? I’ve also always wanted to move to Dixville Notch, show up to vote at 8 AM, and threaten a Civil Rights lawsuit If I’m refused a ballot.

    This is a cute tradition and all, but there’s no plausible reason why it’s ok for a town to shut it’s polls down after only a few minutes, at midnight.

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