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The Midday Brief: Nov. 2, 2010

Your afternoon reading: delays at polling places in Collin County and more Election Day voter fraud worries

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Remember to come back at 7 p.m., when the site will change over for your Election Night fix.

Your afternoon reading:

  • "Election Day has arrived in Texas, and so have federal election observers in several cities. While allegations of voter fraud and vote suppression are being bandied about, Democrats warn about the behavior of GOP poll watchers throughout the state, linking them to tea party groups." — Watchers, monitors and observers out in force during Election Day, The Texas Independent
  • "Tom DeLay’s lawyers argued Tuesday that money swaps are a common practice in politics and legal if corporate money is kept separate of donations intended for candidates." — DeLay defense: Money swap was common, Postcards

New in The Texas Tribune:

  • "Patience is the central theme emanating from the Houston county clerk’s office as officials there are cautioning that counting the ballots in Texas’ largest county won't happen quickly." — Houston Officials Predict a Slow Vote County

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