November 5th, 2012
09:52 PM ET

Ohio's "Nightmare Scenario": Absentee, provisional votes could be key

Erin Burnett is in the key battleground state of Ohio where the outcome of this year's election may very well be decided. Some election experts are citing a problem that may keep election going past Election Day.

The "Nightmare Scenario" - those who requested absentee ballots but then try to vote in person Tuesday will have to fill out a provisional ballot, which won't be counted for 10 days.

Ohio secretary of state defends election decisions

The entire election could hinge on those provisional ballots.

Erin Burnett talks to the man who could help decide the next president of the United States - Ohio Secretary of the State Jon Husted.

Filed under: 2012 Election • Politics
November 5th, 2012
09:38 PM ET

What to look out for on Election Day: "I want to see the turnout among Democrats in swing states," says Wolf Blitzer

On the eve of Election Day, CNN Chief National Correspondent John King talks to fellow seasoned campaign watchers Wolf Blitzer and Gloria Borger about what to look  out for on Election Day.

Will we know who the president is on election night?

Filed under: 2012 Election • Politics
November 5th, 2012
09:10 PM ET

Who's to blame for long gas lines?

Millions in New York and New Jersey are still struggling in the aftermath of Sandy. Lines for gasoline can be miles long with wait times in excess of three hours.

In New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie signed an executive order to ration gas in 12 counties.

Long gas lines test patience of storm-struck residents

The New York attorney general has received hundreds of complaints about price gouging and is investigating. The question tonight, could the gas shortage been prevented?

Drew Griffin with the Special Investigation Unit has the story.

Filed under: "Superstorm" Sandy • Energy
November 5th, 2012
09:04 PM ET

Romney's fight for the buckeye state: "Ohio is a critical state for the Romney campaign," says Marco Rubio

History tells us that no Republican has ever won the White House without Ohio. Could Romney be the first?

Our new CNN poll of polls released Monday from the buckeye state shows President Barack Obama with a three-point lead over Mitt Romney among likely voters.

Can Romney win without taking Ohio?

OutFront tonight: Romney surrogate Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL).

Filed under: 2012 Election • Politics
November 5th, 2012
08:48 PM ET

Obama, Romney fight for Ohio: "We feel pretty good in all 9 battleground states," says Robert Gibbs

Mitt Romney has been to Ohio 42 times in this campaign and tomorrow's visit will make it 43. President Barack Obama has campaigned in the buckeye state 30 times.

Video: Electoral math: Tight race to 270

OutFront tonight: Senior Adviser for the Obama campaign Robert Gibbs, he is in Ohio tonight. Erin Burnett asked Gibbs whether it really does all come down to Ohio?

Gibbs also weighed in on Sen. John McCain's comments to CNN about veterans not trusting the president of the United States.

Gibbs: McCain's assessment of veterans support for Obama 'shameful'

"For somebody like that to go out there and say that people in the military don’t trust the commander-in-chief. That’s one of the more shameful comments I've heard in the more than 20 years in being in politics," said Gibbs.

Filed under: 2012 Election • Politics
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