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Voters Have Their Say, An Election Playlist, The Supreme Court

November 7, 201643 min
Coming up on today's show:
For the last several months, Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich has been following the U.S. presidential race from Pennsylvania. On Election Day, he joins us live from a polling place in the eastern part of the state to explain how voters are feeling.
The future is here. Today, a coalition of news organizations is bringing the world real-time election analysis based on web analytics and other data in a project known as Electionland. John Keefe, WNYC's senior editor for Data News, has the details.

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case that questions the scope of the Fair Housing Act (FHA). The case is brought by the city of Miami, which alleges that financial institutions like Wells Fargo and Bank of America have violated the FHA through predatory lending to minorities. Amy Howe, a reporter for SCOTUS Blog, weighs in.

The citizens of Dixville Notch, New Hampshire are often labeled "first-in-the-nation" to vote. Why? This charming township, which is made up of just eight residents, begins voting at midnight. Tom Tillotson, Dixville Notch Town Moderator, gives us some of the first election results in the nation.
Since 1984, Guam's straw poll has always predicted the results of the U.S. presidential election. Tom Maxedon, news director for Public Radio Guam, brings us the latest. 
In the days leading up to the election, Donald Trump has been kicked off Twitter by his staff to prevent any further mishaps. Twitter has been crucial to this election, but the fate of the company may now be in jeopardy. Nathan Schneider, a journalist and professor at the University of Colorado, gives us his analysis. 
John Schaefer, host of WNYC's Soundcheck and New Sounds, gives us an Election Day playlist for your visit to the polls.

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