The campaigning, the fundraising — and spending — are all coming to a close. Voters are set to decide today whether President Obama or Mitt Romney will lead the nation for the next four years. All eyes will be on the key swing states of Ohio and Florida, with Iowa, Wisconsin, Colorado and New Hampshire also set to play crucial roles in the outcome of today’s election.
Here in California, the polls open at 7 am. State voters are deciding a number of propositions including Prop 30, which would raise taxes for schools, Prop 34 which would repeal the death penalty and Prop 37 which would require labeling on genetically modified foods.
In the Inland Empire, voters are deciding a number of local races. San Bernardino County voters are deciding Measures R and Q which would cut County supervisors pay and Yucaipa voters are being asked to approve a $98 million dollar school bond.
Firefighters have gotten the upperhand on the 350 acre brush fire in the Cajon Pass and I-15 is open. There were a few flare ups overnight so officials still have two lanes closed in each direction.
More legal troubles are looming for Lindsay Lohan. TMZ says Lindsay will be charged with lying to police. Lohan told the officers she was not driving her Porsche when it slammed into the back of an 18-wheeler in June. However, TMZ says multiple witnesses say Lohan was behind the wheel. The charge could result in a probation violation and jail time, because she’s on probation.
November 6, 2012 at 5:04 am | Local News | No comment