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live where you live. this is "abc7 news." >> two were transported to the hospital. one was pronounced deceased at the scene. >> a massive search for a gunman is now over. the suspect if a deadly shooting at a detox center is now in custody. good afternoon. thank you for joining us. i'm ama daetz. >> and i'm larry beil. that shooting happened before 1:30 this morning at the helen vine recovery center on smooth branch road. wayne freedman has been outside that center all day long. joining us now live with the latest. wayne? >> reporter: good afternoon, larry. it is till an active crime scene. look over my shoulder, you see the cars parked? that is outside the helen vine recovery center. the suspect is unidentified at this moment. the sheriff's department won't say much about that suspect himself. they do say he fled the scene
after the shootings. let's begin with sergeant michael ravelli, just about one hour ago. >> we do have a suspect in custody, a male adult. >> reporter: so many questions remain about the violence this morning inside this nonprofit institution treating addictions and mental issues. >> this is just a tragedy. >> reporter: the shootings took mace at 1:30 a.m. as patients slept. >> the initial report that they were staff members that had been shot, our investigation division, we're trying to confirm that they were staff members. i haven't heard that yet. >> reporter: nor do we know the specifics. did the shootings take place in one room? did the suspect know his way around? did he stalk his victims. >> what kind of weapon was it?
>> i don't know. like i said, our detectives are investigating the case, and i don't have that information right now. >> reporter: and back live, we're still awaiting word about the conditions of those two shooting victims at marin general hospital. as for the suspect, we're hoping to hear something from the sheriff's department at any time. right now he's being enter gri e interrogat interrogated. we hope to find out more, but right now there's a lot we don't know. wayne freedman, "abc7 news." >> all right, wayne, thank you. this shooting comes less than a year after an army war veteran killed three workers at a veterans help home. the shooter also took his own life. the board of the pathwa home decided not to reopen the facility after that shooting in march. as you know, election day is tomorrow. this could be a critical one for our country. could be a record break iing
election for amierm.an tknow hay voted or planning to sit this one out? go to abc7news.com/vote to weigh in. voter participation looks to top turnout records set in trooef u previous midterms. >> laura anthony has a look at how things are progressing in alameda county. going to be a busy 24 hours there. >> reporter: i'm at besrkeley city hall. we've been here most of the day. we've seen people come every few seconds and drop ballots into this box. this box was so full that they couldn't put any more ballots in. this is just symbolic of how many bay area voters are turning out for this election. it may be the eve of the election, but it looks a lot like the day itself, at the alameda registrar of voters in
oakland. where people were lined up all day to cast their ballots. >> we're prepared for a big turnout. >> reporter: he says a turnout for tuesday's midterm is expected to approach the 75% levels that came out for the presidential election in 2016. >> we are seeing a turnout at a pace equal to the last presidential general. there's a number of issues on the ballot that are interesting to people. >> reporter: some folks are taking advantage of conditional voting, which allows someone to register and vote, even if they missed the deadline. outside the registrar's office, cars lined up at a mobile dropoff location with hardly a break in the action. and in berkeley, the dropoff box in front of city hall was stuffed full for a short time over the weekend, but it was cheered out this morning. all over the county, voters are all in on this election. why get involved this sometime
>> i think it's really important. we have to change the tenor and the politics in our country right now. >> everyone should vote. it's your right. pople die for the right to vote. so it's important. >> reporter: the registrar told me they have had to step up their pickups at these boxes. we saw someone come and empty it out. he said in some locations, they have been coming every hour when in past elections they might come say twice a day. more for you tonight on "abc7 news" at 6:00. live in berkeley, laura anthony, "abc7 news." >> laura, thank you. a record number of people are registered to vote in clara. but it remains to be seen how much will show up to vote. the registrar says she would like to see a high turnout. right now turnout is expected to
be about 60% to 70%. some voters told us they're doing their part to get other people to show up. >> i have spoken to my roommates and they have both barely voted in ten years and both of them are going to be vote thing election, and a lot of my friends are, as well. >> if you haven't registered to vote, you can still sign up for conditional registration at the registrar's office in san jose. the polls open up at 7:00 in the morn. >> gavin newsom and john cox are trying to reach as many voters as they can. john cox made a stop in a particularly liberal pocket of the east bay this morning. our reporter was there and is live now with more on his visit. >> reporter: yes, both candidates were out today, pushing people to get to the polls if they haven't already. here at the drive threw, we got a little break, but people are
dropping their ballots in there, and getting a sticker over here, their badge of honor. if you haven't done your research yet at home, here's a little crash course on the gubernatorial candidates. it's john cox's last day to reach voters. >> there's a bunch of body shops on the street. >> reporter: in a body shop in berkeley. roundtable discussion here, the -- laying out his priorities and increasing housing opportunities. >> very refreshing what he's trying to say about our housing situation. >> rent control will chase investment away. >> reporter: some of them travel
for two hours to get to work. affordability is top of mind for them. >> i think he's a man with a plan. >> driving down this road, i saw people living in tents. we can't continue to allow this. >> reporter: cox announced needle exchanges and getting people clean and sober are better cools to combat homelessness. >> he's made enormous progress. we have a lot of work to do, though. >> reporter: newsom believes there should be more rental protections. cox is taking his team south. and back out here live in oakland, we saw someone pull off here. we've been seeing the after work rush come through. they'll be out here until 5:00 tonight.
>> thank you so much. we want to go back to our poll. the question is, have you already voted? or are you going to the polls tomorrow or sitting out? >> 95% have already voted. >> i'm voting tomorrow. zero%, soo you can still vote. "abc7 news" website, abc7news.com/vote. 32.8% turnout in california, so we're expecting well over 50%. so people are fired up for this election. watch "abc7 news" for live election coverage tomorrow. live local election coverage throughout the night, including "abc7 news" at 9:00.
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world's best inflight entertainment. fly emirates. fly better. police a a a a a a a a a after being hit in a cross walk by a truck today. and just a few hours earlier, a woman was killed in a crash around 6:00 this morning on broadway. the driver of the black car stayed on scene to cooperate with investigators. police say they haven't determined the cause, but drugs and alcohol don't appear to be a factor. officers add between the two crashes today, they will be looking into safety in the area. >> just unfortunate, the proximity of them, we know
there's a lot of vehicles as well as a lot of foot traffic that comes through this part of the city. we want to make sure that we are addressing every factor that will hopefully make our streets safer. >> officers say they'll be looking at these crashes with traffic experts. the san jose woman that was the focus of a statewide amber alert is now in custody in colorado. authorities issued the alert for her over the weekend. police say she took her two kids, ages 11 and 1, without permission, from a supervised visit on friday. acting on a tip, deputies arrested her today in colorado springs. the children were found, they are safe, and they are unharmed. "abc7 news" is committed to building a better bay area, which means we're spending more time looking at issues that affect our quality of life. >> our reporter talked with some san francisco residents and are fed one the 911 system and went
to the agency for answers. >> this is not the first time i've called 911 and had an issue. >> reporter: shauna has had share of horun-ins with the homeless. >> a woman had a syringe in her hand and started screaming. and in april i called 911 because there was a homeless man, without pants on, inside my garage, sitting in my convertible. >> reporter: while the circumstances are different, she felt threatened each time. her response from 911 dispatchers, she alleges was nothing short of unhelpful. >> he told me that it was not an emergency, that this was not life or death and hung up on me. >> reporter: lori matthews also encountered a seemingly homeless person inside her building, possibly with a weapon. >> i told 911 this was a probably in progress, and it still didn't register to be
critical. >> reporter: we asked 911 to pull call logs and were told they needed to be reviewed first. they sent me a statement, which did not address the hang-ups, but says, is there a danger to life, property, or the environment? is there a crime happening now? if the answer is yes to any of these questions, immediately call 911. it's not enough for mamatthews. >> you think you have these services in place, your taxes pay for these services and they're not delivering. >> reporter: if it weren't for her job as an attorney, she said she's done with san francisco. >> i have to put booties on an 80 pound box because she could step on a needle or hep c poop from a homeless person. it's disgusting. so yes, i would leave if i could. >> reporter: we'll stay on top of this story. but they encourage feedback about the 911 experience. we have a link at our website, abc7news.com.
>> all right. thank you. you may not know the difference between 911 and 311. 311 is a non-emergency line for people if you want to report problems, anything from track collection to graffiti. 911 is if you need police fire or medical emergencies, that's it. lowe's is closing dozens of stores, including two in the bay area. they will close by february. lowe's said it's closing 51 underperforming stores in all. 20 in the u.s. and 31 in canada. three months ago, lowe's announced it would shut all of its hardware stores. the start of a new workweek. >> yeah.
>> i'm bubbling over. >> if you hike to go to the polls and vote in person, tomorrow is going to be a stunning day to do just that. lovely weather is coming our way. no end in sight. sunny skies across the bay area. you can clearly see this view from our roof top camera, looking at blue skies and over the bay. 67 at both oakland and mountain view. 72 in san jose. 63 at pacifica. and we see there's no fog at the golden gate or near the bay area. 76 if santa rosa. upper 70s at vacaville, concord and livermore. and one more live view, showing just a little hint of haze there, enhanced by the soon-to-be setting sun. clear and cool overnight. election day poll, i've done all the surveys. sunny and mild will win tomorrow and this dry pattern will
persist for seven to ten days, maybe till thanksgiving. overnight, clear skies, relatively cool, not cold. lows range from the mid to upper 40s. low 40s in the north bay valleys. and here is why we have this dry, mild, sonny pattern. huge ridge of high pressure offshore, that will be the dominant feature for some time to come. so let's take a look at what's coming our way tomorrow. your voice, your vote. election day, sunny. 7:00 a.m., sunny throughout the middle portion of the day. highs into the mid to upper 70s inland. and it will be nice and clear and cool tomorrow' evening. 79 at concord and livermore. san jose up north, 79. 67 here in san francisco. now, with this dry, mild weather, low humidity and breezy
recently, more than $20 million has been spent in the race for superintendent of public instruction to attack my friend tony thurmond's record. well, i've worked with tony, and no one is more qualified to lead our state's schools. that's why tony thurmond is the only candidate endorsed by classroom teachers and the california democratic party. because tony will stand up to the donald trump-betsy devos agenda and has always protected our local public schools. join me in voting for tony thurmond. let's put our kids first.
live, where you live, this is "abc7 news." >> here are the stories making headlines as we approach 4:30. one man has been arrested for opening fire in san rafel, and his name is devance reed, he was dating one of the women who was wounded. she's among the three staff members shot and one of them was killed. two police officers in indiana face a charge of battery after a video captured them repeatedly punching a handcuffed suspect after he spit at them.
an investigation found the officers used excessive force. one day left until the midterm elections, and "abc7 news" reporter laura anthony tweeted this photo of democracy in action. there's been a steady stream of voters in berkeley. millions nationwide have cast their ballots, control of congress and several state call tops up for grabs. >> reporter: larry, candidates are making their closing arguments before voters head to the polls, but so many americans are having their say in who they want to control congress. a final push before voters head to the polls. across the country and across the aisle, much of the message today is similar, from republicans in missouri -- >> what we do is going to determine the future direction
of this country and the stakes could not be higher. >> reporter: to democrats in texas. echoes about what could turn out to be one of the most consequential midterm elections in history. s we' >> we hope to see a blue wave in virginia and elsewhere. >> reporter: remaining optimistic at his campaign headquarters where barack obama made a surprise visit. >> who we are is on the ballot. >> reporter: the midterms are often seen as a referendum on the president. but that's not stopping president trump from being optimistic about a favorable turnout for republicaning s, as was on the campaign trail again today in indiana, missouri, and ohio. >> democrats are inviting caravan after caravan of illegal aliens, to flood into our country. >> reporter: still stoking fears of immigrants to rouse his
republican base, even as facebook is now rejecting a trump ad that's been called racist. >> a lot of things are offensive. your questions are offensive a lot of times. >> reporter: and we knew these midterm elections would be high stakes and consequential. already, about 36 million americans have cast early voting ballots. and that's before polls even open on election day. >> janay, the new poll numbers show with tomorrow's turnout we might be on pace to set a record for a midterm. what do we know? >> reporter: absolutely. the latest poll shows 80% of those surveyed, both democrats and republicans, say they will definitely vote. and a fun fact basically about that 36 million number of early voting ballots already cast, that number could still go up, almost doubling the number of early votes in 2014. huge turnout so far, likely
going to continue tomorrow. >> remarkable. thank you. california senator dianne feinstein had a message for voters today as she dropped off her own ballot today. she told the crowd that one-party rule in washington is unhealthy for the country and democracy. and she said it's become even more dangerous in the hyper partisan climate of the trump era. >> what's happened over the years that was different from when i first went there, there's a toughening of parties about being with your party in those votes that really matter. >> feinstein is running against a fellow democrat. she said she's hopeful for a democratic swing. rank choice voting is being used in several races, including the oakland mayor race. if you're confused how it works, you're not alone.
here's kristen sze with some help. >> reporter: let's go to the abc 7 cafe. i'm going to explain using sticky notes. we'll keep it simple. let's say purple is my top choice, but if i can't have purple, i a'll take blue, and if not, orange. now let's add up everyone's votes. there are 20 sticky notes for 20 voters. purple has the most first choice votes with seven. if it has over 50% as in 11 votes, it wins the election. but if not, then things get interesting. the bottom vote getter is now limited. that will be orange. orange voters, now we go to your second choice. two more for yellow, one more for purple. purple still doesn't have a majority, so now a new round. the new bottom, blue, gets eliminated. and blue voter's second choice votes are distributed. and now we have a majority. yellow is the winner, even though it started out with fewer
first choice votes than purple. what about my third choice? it only gets counted if your first and second choices are both eliminated, which did not happen this time. >> thank you, kristen. and now i have a headache. you can get more information on the midterms on our "abc7 news" app. we sent this alert about our voter guide yesterday and will be sending alerts about the results on election night. all the information is available on our website, abc7news.com. a federal trial is under way over challenges to the government's decision to put a citizenship question on the 2020 census. several claim that wilbur ross added the question to make immigrants less likely to fill out the form. c siensus directors and an internal census analysis say the question would harm the count. now to the latest on two disturbing cases, a murder suicide involving an 11-year-old in arizona and a 15-year-old boy
charged with murdering his mother in florida. >> natalie brunell has the latest. >> reporter: two murders within families. in arizona, authorities responding to this home saturday where they say an 11-year-old boy shot and killed his grandmother before turning the gun on himself. >> you don't know what's gone through that kid's mind. >> the family is in our prayers. >> reporter: the boy's dpranl grandfather said he was acting stubborn when asked to clean his room. he then came up and not his grandma in the back of the head using grandpa's gun. >> you can't fathom what he's feeling and other family members are feeling. it breaks my heart that they have to go through this. >> reporter: across the country in florida, another family dealing with similar heartbreak. a 15-year-old boy is facing first degree murder charms after police say he confessed to strangling his mother, 46 years
gale cleavinger after an argument of his grades. >> in particular, a d he received in a certain subject. a very cloud and boisterous and contentious argument ensued. >> reporter: he later buried her body in a fire pit at a church. both investigations remain ongoing, but we know the 15-year-old and co-conspirators appeared in court sunday. natalie brunell, abc news, los angeles. jury selection is now under way for the alleged drug king pen for joaquin guzman. he's accused of having his hand in dozens of murders. prosecutors say he continued to run his massive operation from behind bars. he faces life in prison on drug charges. the u.s. olympic committee is taking what some are calling
the nuclear option against usa gymnastics. the committee is using to revoke their status as the sport's governing body at the olympic level. in an open letter today, the ceo of the olympic committee said "you deserve better." usa gymnastics struggled to reorganize in the wake of the sex abuse scandal involving the former team doctor larry nasser. the old adage, spare the rod, spoil the child still true? new advice from the american academy of pediatrics. and just ahead, an engagement, a ring, and a very good friend. i'm spencer christian. here's the view from the east bay hills cameras. despite the hint of wimpy haze, this is a sunny afternoon and we have more coming our way.
the nation's leading pediatricians group is strengthening its advice against spanking. they updated its 20-year-old policy today, calling corporal punishment ineffective and harmful to children. this includes spanking, slapping, insulting and shaming. spanking makes kids more aggressive, and raises the risk of mental health issues. it says rewarding positive behavior can be much more ekttive. now to a story about an unusual proposal and the pride-to-be's something borrowed. >> reporter: at first glance,
this looks perfect. the happy couple surrounded by balloons, flowers, and a new bling front and center. >> this girl deserves the world, and she wasn't expecting a proposal just yet, so the whole surprise was perfect. >> reporter: but look closely, and something doesn't seem right. you see, that's diana's ring, but another angle reveals that is not diana's hand. it's her cousin, jenna. pitching in, because she has the perfect manicure. jenna explained her new career as a hand model on twitter, writing, diana is a nurse, so she never has her nails done. jose planned the surprise proposal and couldn't get her to do her nails without raising suspicions. >> i couldn't have my cousin reveal that she was engaged with her fingernails. >> reporter: it's garnered
almost a million likes. diana relieved that her cousin jenna had such quick thinking. >> jenna will definitely be my maid of honor. it's something i want her to be part of. >> and this is the first time she's going to be hearing about it. so i hope you're smiling right now, jenna. >> interesting. >> i think it's great team work. >> but you're getting married, who cares? >> you've got to get your likes and all that. >> i guess i'm old school. >> it's cute. now your accuweather forecast with spencer christian. >> i don't have the manicure, but i can nail the forecast. cool conditions, overnight lows in the mid to upper 40s.
tomorrow, election day, great weather coming our way. so let's go into the morning hours. temperatures are beginning to rise as we approach noon. just going to be a lovely day. so if you're an in-person voter and you have no excuse for staying home. highs for 63 on the coast. san francisco, upper 70s in most inland areas. here is the accuweather seven-day forecast, it's going to be nice and mild to warm for the next couple of days. just a little cooler by maybe three, four degrees friday and saturday, going into the weekend. and looks like a dry pattern not only for the seven days ahead but maybe for the next two or three weeks ahead. >> weeks? >> weeks. this pattern could last until almost thanksgiving. right now indications are that it will. >> thanks, spencer. a hotel with an underwater twist. and this one is going to sell
you back some big bucks. i'm michael finney. applying for financial aid gets applying for financial aid gets an here are the facts.leading attacks against prop c. the city's chief economist says prop c will "reduce homelessness" by creating affordable housing, expanding mental-health services, and providing clean restrooms and safe shelters with independent oversight, open books, and strict accountability measures to make sure every penny goes to solving our homeless crisis. vote yes on c. endorsed by the democratic party, nancy pelosi, and dianne feinstein. it's "gaming with america's best internet provider" internet. just any internet. it's "all your teenagers streaming at once" internet. it's "i can get up to one-two-three-four-five mobile lines included" internet. it's internet from xfinity that makes your life... simple. easy. awesome. get a special offer on xfinity internet and tv for $35 each a month for 12 months when you bundle both,
astronaut it launched into space has traveled past mars. starman was launched aboard a heavy rocket from cape canaveral in february. the mannequin is riding in the driver's seat, wearing a spacex space suit. this will help test the suit and prepare for flights with human passengers. >> that is so strange. >> very odd. amazon's newest store opened in berkeley today. it's on 4th and delaware streets. it sells items sold at amazon.com with at least a four star rating or above. the store is brick and mortar. it target amazon new details about amazon's search for a second headquarters. "the wall street journal" is reporting amazon is in the late-stage talks with crystal city just outside of washington, d.c., along with dallas and new
york city. the paper is reporting that amazon plans to split its second headquarters between two locations. applying for financial aid is easier than before, because you can apply using a mobile device. >> michael finney is here with the details. college applications, so much fun. >> that time of year right now. everybody is getting it together. the free application for federal student aid is the form that colleges and universities use to determine your eligibility for financial aid. now, the form is available on an ap. my student aid. and it allows applicants to file on smartphones and tablets. and now is the time to get those forms in. it is college application time, and aerial moss is hoping to get into a great school. >> i've applied to several schools. >> reporter: her mom is hoping
they can pay for it. we sat down with them to help them navigate the new app. >> need the money for college? yes, i do. >> reporter: the app, my student aid, is supposed to be more user friendly than before, with help boxes, save features, and a data retrieval tool for tax information. >> how have you found the process for applying for financial aid so far? >> i think this app has some possibilities, for sure. >> now you have several devices that you can do this on, you can save the app calication on your app. financial application is first come, first serve, so the sooner you fill it out, the better. >> reporter: some families are concerned they make too much to qualify, but you should still apply. >> it depends on a lot of things. it could be your family situation. if you had a medical issue, a
job loss, that all affects everything. so you never know how much you might get. >> and get this, only 61% of high schoolers file this form, and that leaves $24 billion in federal aid left unclaimed. now, i have a link with tips to make the application go smoothly. just check it out on our website, abc7news.com. >> $24 billion? >> yes, a lot of money. >> wow. a lot of kids that could help. >> oh, brother, would it ever. well, the san francisco marin food bank is gearing up for thanksgiving. today, foster farms donated and delivered 800 taio cruzurkeys. >> even in an economy like this, where so many people are working, we still have people disconnected from that economy. seniors, children, people without the skills. so we don't seem to ever have
ouevyoneheood bank is hoping to turkeys. you can help by dropping one off or giving money. this is a story you will not forget. the world's first underwater hotel is now open. it's called the conrad maldives hotel. it's more than 15 feet below the indian ocean. how cool is this? >> pretty neat. >> a private gym, a bar, infinity pool. the top floor is above water, so you don't have to scoop it at breakfast. they have a relaxation deck where you can soak up the rays. if you want to go, you have to book a four-night package. it costs $200,000. >> whoa! >> it does include a personal chef and the use of a private boat. it looks really cool. >> that is so neat. >> bringing new meaning to the term sleeping with the fishes.
a bay area hot spot worth the swat. what makes swan oyster depot so special. coming up, an expensive scheme busted. here how investigators cracked what they say was an effort to take advantage of air b and b renters in san francisco. and find out which bay area county federal officials are going to be keeping a very close eye on tomorrow. those stori california's public schools rank 44th in the nation. 44th. i'm marshall tuck, i'm a public-school parent, and i know we can do better. in the public schools i led,
we got more funding into our classrooms, supported our teachers, and we raised graduation rates by 60%. that's why president obama's education secretary endorses me. we've done it before. now, let's do it for every public-school student in california. i'm marshall tuck. i'm running for state superintendent.
abc had a new brand where we share stories of places you maybe have not heard about. >> today, we take you inside swan oyster depot which is popular with locals and tourists. ♪ % >> i would wait in line for two hours. ♪ >> i'm kevin, i'm the son and nephew of the owners of swan oyster depot. we serve fresh seafood.
>> washington. >> british columbia. ♪ >> the oysters are down right fresh. they are perfect and delicious right now. >> we just had the crabs, oysters, sea urchin. everything is so good. >> people see one of these items come out on the counter, and they go, i didn't see that, where is that on the menu? that's the foundation, our menu is. we can tailor make this for any person, any time. >> it's become so popular, they're what you call a secret menu. a lot of people just like the beautiful legs arranged on a plate. it looks like a flower. other things like is shushimi have gotten so popular. >> our dad bought the business in 1946.
my brothers and i at one point all worked here together. >> you have my dad, cousin eric. >> it's mostly a family affair here. you're talking to the guy who is preparing your food, serving your food, taking your order. >> you see everything going on right in front of you. >> i've been shopping here for three generations. we could go to a lousy place, but i don't think so. >> everything was so delicious. >> there's a takeout line and you can grab beer and wine. it's an honor system. >> we start selling stuff to go at 8:00 in the morning. >> people ask why is the line so big? we only have 18 stools. number two, look at me, i'm old and slow. people have to wait sometimes. >> but he's on it.
>> all right. che thanks for joining us for "abc7 news" at 4:00. i'm larry beil. they will be looking at our vote centers. >> federal officils are going to be closely watching during tomorrow's elections. >> and a first person civic lesson. which city will rely on a youth movement? >> don't judge the air b and b by its cover. the scheme busted in san francisco. >> and what an inmate did that sent more than a dozen people to the hospital. live, where you live, this is "abc7 news." >> turning out in droves with people taking advantage of early voting, from local races to propositions that could create a seismic shift across california. we have you covered completely
on this election eve. good evening. >> thanks for joining us. housing, roads, and california's next governor. >> just some of the major moves that voters are deciding, which will start to be revealed to us all in about 27 hours from now. >> we have team coverage for you. lyanne melendez is in san francisco where they are staffing up the polls. >> but we begin with david louie and why there will be extra eyes in san mateo county particularly. david? >> reporter: santa may teyo county has mandatory vote by mail ballots. the u.s. justice department is going to be here tomorrow. they're not saying whether they've identified any particular issues, but officials say they have a good idea what they might focus on. the election workers are already immersed in the opening of mail-in ballots and verifying the signaturing. when tabulation begins, monitors