Voters in St. Louis and across the country head to the polls today. Their decision will help shape the political atmosphere of the future.
At stake? Lots—most notably the presidency, where Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are deadlocked in a tightly contested race. But that's not it. Federal, state and local seats are also on the line.
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For more on the specific races affecting our community, check out the Maryland Heights Election Guide.
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Patch will have more than 20 local editors and reporters throughout St. Louis to report on what's happening at the polls, and will post updates throughout the day. This continually updated article will also include live election results as the numbers are produced.
On Election Day, the weather should be cool, much like the weather we've been experiencing all week. The high is 54 degrees, and the low is 38 degrees, according to Weatherbug.
Here's the forcast: Partly sunny early in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy in the late morning and early afternoon then becoming partly cloudy late in the afternoon. High in the mid 50s. Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming clear. Low in the mid 30s to lower 40s.
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