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? it's tuesday, november 8th, 2016. election day. is >> this is it. this is it. good luck. get out there. i did my thing. i mean, i worked. >> here is a clear choice in this re-election. a choice between division or unity. >> finally decision day as voters head to the polls the candidates make their final pitches in a battleground blitz.
name or donald trump's name on the ballot, it's the kind of country we want. it's ever issue anyone cares about. >> just imagine what our country could accomplish if we started working together as one people under one god, saluting one american flag. american flag. right? captioning funded by cbs good morning from the cbs newsroom from the cbs headquarters here in new york. good to be with you, i'm anne-marie green and it is election day. a contentious contentious presidential campaign is over. the white house and senate are at stake, are 12 governorships. in the most recent cbs poll, hillary clinton holds a four-point lead nationally over
she maintains a four-way lead in a two-way matchup with trump. earlier this morning, following her final campaign stop clinton returned to an airport near her home in new york. yesterday and through the night, both candidates made their final pitch to voters. craig boswell is in sterling, virginia. craig, good morning. >> reporter: anne-marie, good morning to you. what happens in this location is a strong indicator of who will win virginia's 13 electoral now, hillary clinton and donald trump wrapped up this marathon presidential race holding dueling rallying well into the morning, in grand rapids, michigan, north carolina and now it's time for voters to put an exclamation point on this and that part is well under way. >> reporter: clinton made her final campaign push in the critical state north carolina with the help of celebrity
donald trump's name on the ballot. it's the kind of country we want. it's ever issue anybody cares about. the star-studded rally came as voters in new hampshire cast the first ballots of the day giving clinton a 4-2 win over rival donald trump. >> i think she's a strong person. i think she's got the experience. >> reporter: trump held his own rally in the battleground of michigan a state he's eyeing to turn red today. >> today, we're going to win the great state of michigan, and we are going to win back the white house. >> reporter: 42 million votes have already been cast, making today really the final day to vote in polling places like this one in northern virginia. trump's daughters courted voters in the state yesterday where 13 electoral votes are up for grabs. >> everyone you know, get them out to vote. >> reporter: in pennsylvania,
obama and the first lady michelle obama. >> this country has always been great. >> reporter: clinton goes in with more ways to win the white house. in order for trump to win, he'll have to take pennsylvania, florida and ohio to reach 270 electoral votes. donald trump made a last-minute stop in this northern virginia area sunday night into monday morning. the campaign believing that they can eat into that clinton lead in virginia. anne-marie, back to you. >> kras boswell, in virginia, thank you so much, craig. florida with it's 29 electoral votes have been hostly contested. in the u-dub battleground poll the race between clinton and trump is a dead heat. the minority vote there may prove critical and minority voters have been heavily courted by both candidates. mark strassmann reports from doral, florida. >> we're going to do great with the african-americans. we're going to do great with the
could not be clearer. it really is between division or unity. >> reporter: florida has 4.5 million minority voters divided about clinton and trump. >> i'm for trump because he's been exposing the corruption that has run so deep in this country. >> reporter: dreana is 22. she despises hillary clinton. >> she's corrupt. she's a liar. she says one thing and does another. she's two-faced. >> reporter: whereas, you think is a genuinely attractive candidate? >> he is. >> reporter: but florida's hispanic demographics are shifting. puerto rico chance now the state's second largest group lean democrat. >> hillary clinton. >> reporter: clinton is also relying on a big turnout from
african-american voters. but early voting is down 7% from 2012. so a grassroots drive yesterday called souls to the polls busted people straight from the churches to voting booths. will and val, both retired union autoworkers also voted early for clinton. trump says what do you have to lose, what do you say to him? >> he is desperate he's going to say anything, do anything to try to get that black vote. >> reporter: does that have a chance with you? >> no. >> no. >> reporter: in early voting here, hispanic turnout was way up from 2012. if their turnout stays high on tuesday, the hispanic vote could determine who wins the state and the white house. mark strassmann, cbs news, doral, florida. a record number of americans
record levels are reported in 28 states and as anthony sal van know points out, in many states those votes will be pivotal. >> in north carolina things look even from what we can see so far. in florida, the same, even. helping to keep hillary clinton and donald trump neck and neck. in nevada it looks like early dmrgs may give clinton an early edge. why is that important? because if clinton can hang on two of three of those states, say take florida and nevada plus what she already has leaning to her, that would put her over the top. >> with the 270 electoral votes needed to win it's harder for hillary clinton. here's the cbs news political director john dickerson. >> he's trying to break the democratic line. those states that democrats historically voted for,
minnesota. and the challenges -- the reason he's doing that there's blue collar voters. the challenge for the states for republicans worried about this strategy is that a republican can get close but because it's really a democratic turf, the democrats can turn out their vote quickly. that's why you see two presidents in michigan and the nominee turning out the vote at the last minute. >>s that was john dickerson with scott pelley. coming up on "cbs this morning," we'll tabo with vice presidential candidate tim kaine and eric trump, donald trump's son. today, voters in five states will decide whether to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. if all the measures pass, the recreational use of pot will be legal for nearly a quarter of the country's population. hena daniels is here with more. hena, good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. it was back in 2012 that two states, colorado and washington
marijuana. those who support the law say this election is the chance to win peril prohibition. that includes credit unions from taking money made off of marijuana sales. california is the most important battleground. where anti-pot legalization groups say they have been >> this is a david and goliath fight for us on the legalization side. we're fighting against massive corporate, with tens o of dollars that outspends us 15 to 1. >> the california measure is expected to pass in other states, the polls are much closer. anne-marie. >> hena daniels here in new york. thank you so much, hena. a reminder, cbs election news begins on cbs at 6:30 p.m. with scott pelley, 5:30 central. you can also watch all day on
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. visiting hours are being extended until 9:00 tonight at susan b. anthony's grave. the crowd is expected at the cemetery in rochester, new york, as voters consider choosing nation's first female president. anthony was a driving force in winning the right to vote for women. on the "cbs moneywatch" election day freebies and why some workers are getting the day off. jill wagner's at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, anne-marie. stocks surged across the u.s. and globe after the fbi finished submitting hillary clinton's e-mails and won't be posting
gain in months. the s&p rose 46 points or over 2%. the nasdaq added 119 points. investors now give hillary clinton a better chance of winning but polls are still tight. analysts say if donald trump wins tonight we can expect a brexit-like selloff in the markets tomorrow. it would bring more uncertainty to economic and trade policies. at the same time, a democratic sweep could spark investors worry about the health care sector. some employers are giving their workers this election day off to vote, general motors, western union and patagonia which is closing its stores. signed up to a twitter list of companies giving its workers time off today. other businesses are giving employees leeway in hours so they can cast a ballot.
if you do vote, there's a lot of freebies to be had. there's free access to cable tv and newspapers. 7-eleven is offering a free cup of coffee when you download its app. and krispy kreme when you flash your i voted sticker. and the ymca is offering free child care while you cast your vote. >> if that doesn't win you over, i don't know what jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thank you so much, jill. still to come, election wrap-up, final thoughts on the election as only bob schieffer can deliver them. >> what should we expect next -- that it will rain fog?
hillary clinton is the most corrupt person ever to seek the office of the presidency of the united states. >> it is a choice between division or unity. between strong, steady leadership or a loose cannon who could risk everything. >> well, this is america's 58th presidential election cbs news contributor bob schieffer has covered 14 of them. schieffer says he has never seen a campaign like this. and never wants to again. >> i have seen a few, but i've gone out a ways to say i've never seen anything like this. it is as if the nation is enduring some kind of curse. what should we expect next that it will rain fog?
this one might well be. from those of you voting for the first time, take it from me, this election is not business as usual, this one is different and not in a good way. most americans believe we're headed in the wrong direction. the world is a more dangerous place. and yet, the government is in such gridlock that it took congress longer to approve a vaccine for the zika virus than it took our founders to write our constitution. trust neither of the presidential candidates and 82% of americans find the campaign disgusting. the country seems at a turning point, but the divide over where to turn seems wider than ever. perhaps, we can add least agree on one thing. the first task of whoever is elected must be to repair the damage that's been done by this campaign. to the good name of our country. >> and that about sums it up.
it's re-election day, hillary clinton and donald trump spent the last hou final pitch to voters in the states they need to win. trump remained in attack mode. clinton called for unity. >> there is no reason, my friends, why america's best days are not ahead of us if we reach for them together. >> real change also means restoring honesty to our government. so, the first thing we should do, let's get rid of hillary. >> record numbers of americans have voted early.
and this is one presidential election the world is watching. seth doane takes a look at how other nation, covering the 2016 campaign. >> reporter: it may be america's election -- but the world is watching. >> hillary clinton and donald trump so close in the polls. ? >> reporter: russia has figured prominentlwi hacking and trying to influence the election. some leaders have started to publicly court candidates. israel's prime minister has kept his options open, meeting with both. while north korea's state media indicated that country would lean trump. are people here paying more attention to this election that years past? >> yes, i think so. >> reporter: the vp of news at
>> i think in these days, it's a huge following. >> reporter: today, they say they're dedicating more and more air time to the campaign. >> we have two candidates that are so different. more opposed. >> reporter: and britain's sky news is promoting its coverage with a spoof. ? >> reporter: that pit the candidat a boxing ring. ? the campaign is more dead than the guinea pig you wear on your head ? >> reporter: but in real life, this match has gotten ugly. at the rally in iran president husan rouhani asked iranians is this the kind of democracy you want? in china where the ruling communist party often speaks
xinhua conversation noted that the defects reveal democracy adding the selection of u.s. leader has become a shouting match of insults. the debates aired at 3:00 a.m. local time in italy. >> well, we have the same time throughout the night. >> reporter: the world is watching and wondering and can barely wait for november 9th. seth doane, cbs news, rome. well, coming up on "cbs this morning," special election day coverage kicks off tonight on the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley at 6:30, 5:30 central. or you can watch all day long on our streaming network, cbsn. i'm anne-marie green.
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