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  • I’m so nervous about the election that I’ve had the runs all day, but maybe the rest of you are in a better place to get some action this Election Day. [Your Tango]
  • In their own words: Mitt Romney and Barack Obama on women. Have you voted yet? [Tres Sugar]
  • Kirstie Alley is swearing up and down that she had a secret relationship with Patrick Swayze in the ’80s. Look who’s talking… [Newser]
  • Is Willow Smith, the young daughter of Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith, headed down the wrong path like Lindsay Lohan? [Celeb Dirty Laundry] Keep reading »

Illinois Woman In Labor Votes Before Going To Hospital

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  • Now that’s dedication! Illinois mama-to-be Galacia Malone stopped at her local voting station to vote while her contractions were still five minutes apart. Once she voted, she dashed off to the hospital to give birth. Amazing. [ABC News]
  • Women in the military say that sexual assault is still very much a problem. [New York Times]
  • How a Tea Party-affiliated group is targeting transgender voters. [Raw Story] Keep reading »
Election Night Drinking Game!
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2012 Election
All of The Frisky's posts about the 2012 election. Read More »
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Superheroes Endorse Political Candidates In Cute Crayon Drawings (No, Really)

Writer J. Caleb Mozzocco draws cartoons of himself asking superheroes about their political endorsements. Some of them, like Wonder Woman, didn’t really feel the need to give indepth answers, but I particularly like the level to which Batman appears to have considered his decision.

Join us behind the jump for more, and don’t worry: we’ve provided annotations for non-comics readers. You can read all of Mozzocco’s cartoons here, and find out what the dogs of the superhero universe think about the election. Read more…

Jon Hamm Is Sexy Even When Discussing Democracy With A 13-Year-Old Girl

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Miranda Hobbes would rather shoot herself than vote for Mitt Romney. Read More »
Men: Don't Vote
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“I had a 13-year-old girl come up to me in Colorado — this is a dead true story — and say, ‘Well, you’re a wealthy white male … why are you here?’ And I was like, first of all, that’s the greatest question I’ve been asked on this entire tour. But secondly, she had conflated somehow in her head that only people vote for their own kind. And I made sure to tell her that that’s absolutely not the case. I vote for what I think is best for all of us. Not simply for me. And that’s unfortunately the message that the other side wants to get across, is you just take care of yourself and you build a fence around yourself and no one else gets help. That’s not how I was raised, that’s not the America I wanna live in and that’s not the America that I believe in.”

– This is Jon Hamm (and girlfriend Jennifer Westfeldt in the background) campaigning for Obama 2012 out in Colorado … and giving me another reason to want to bone him.  [BuzzFeed] [Photo: Frankenteen.Tumblr.com]

2012 Election: How To Follow Ohio’s Result

All eyes are on the swing state of Ohio tonight, but when polls close at 7:30pm, there’s a good chance we won’t know anything for certain. For those following at home, here’s what we’ll know, when we’ll know it, and what factors could make all the difference in the Buckeye state, courtesy of the Washington Post:

  • As early as 7:45 p.m., election boards should give us the early absentee and in-person tallies. Obama will likely have a significant lead here, judging by polls of early voters; he’s in trouble if that’s not the case. Read more…

Miranda Hobbes Would Rather Shoot Herself In The Head Than Vote For Mitt Romney

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“I think Miranda Hobbes would rather shoot herself in the head than vote for Mitt Romney. Mitt Romney is so terrible on women’s issues. I know that there are women who support him, and it’s hard for me to understand, but certainly Miranda nor Carrie nor Charlotte nor Samantha, none of those women would ever vote for Mitt Romney. They would do something terrible first before they would ever vote for Mitt Romney.”

– Cynthia Nixon clarifies who the fictional cast of “Sex and the City” are voting for, in case you were wondering. At least I can finally say with confidence “I’m a Miranda!” now. [CBS Local] [Photo: Splash News]

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