Gearing Up For Election Day

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Kimberly Fisher casts her ballot at a polling place in Salisbury, Md. on Wednesday, after superstorm Sandy passed through the area. (Alex Brandon/AP)
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Many people across the country will be voting tomorrow in state and local elections. The big races to watch include gubernatorial races in Virginia and New Jersey and mayoral races in New York and Boston.

But there are also some lesser-known House races that could be an indicator of things to come.

Alabama will be hosting a special congressional runoff, pitting the GOP establishment Republican, Bradley Byrne, against Tea Party favorite Dean Young. Whoever wins tomorrow's race is expected to win the general election in December.

NPR's Charlie Mahtesian joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson.


This segment aired on November 4, 2013.


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