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Voters face miserable Election Day weather, but rain is unlikely to dampen turnout

Nov 06, 2018 - Washington Post Blogs

Forecasts called for brighter weather by late afternoon, but that prediction did not keep early-morning voters warm on Tuesday. A broad area of low pressure with a flanking cold front made democracy a little more taxing in the Mid-Atlantic, or at least a little more wet.

Though rain tends to keep people indoors, Tuesday's weather was unlikely to significantly decrease voter turnout. Not only were the clouds predicted to part, but early reports from Washington-area polls suggested that the ...