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Voters share campaign thoughts day before election

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Posted at 11:25 PM, Nov 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-08 10:06:57-05
Close to 900,000 Marylanders took the the polls during early voting, which is nearly a fifth of all eligible voters in the state.
 
Many political observers say the presidential election is a big draw for voters. But with a campaign season as long as ours are people fed up?

 

 

The presidential campaign has been long and hard fought. It's created some lasting impressions of what has been dubbed, for many reasons, a historic election.
 
At the Inner Harbor, the election and politics was on everyone's mind. Nearly 18 months of constant coverage, it seems, is taking its toll.
 

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The race began with an announcement by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in April. Billionaire businessman Donald Trump followed with an announcement in June.
 
"I'm ready for it to be over, too, because I'm sick of all these ads. One is worst than the next one," said Gregory Bouknight, in town from Washington DC for dinner with friends.
 
His friend, Jeralyn Harris, said she was growing tired of the news coverage.
 
"I'm tired of hearing what I'm hearing. I'd like to hear something different," she said.
 
Andrew Wodesky is a veteran. Whoever wins will be commander-in-chief of the military.
 
"I don't want to send my guys over there for no reason," Wodesky said.
 
But not everyone sees the election as grim.
 
"Politics, when it is played fairly, is good. People are expressing themselves honestly and clearly. It may be raw, but it's true," said Anil Singh, a Baltimore resident. Singh said he planned on voting Tuesday.
 
Polls open Tuesday Nov. 8 at 7 a.m. Look up your polling place.

 

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