There are slightly more than 6.2 million registered voters in the state; 507,655 have already voted. Now it’s everyone else’s chance. Polls open at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m. If you are in line by 7:30 p.m. you must be allowed to vote. Get the full voting primer here and check out the voter's guide to study up on the candidates.
Other political headlines:
--John Edwards trial Day 11 recap: During the early part of the day, it seemed as though a pendulum swung toward the defense team. Then before the trial broke for the day, the pendulum seemed to swing back toward the prosecution with testimony from Chapel Hill builder Tim Toben. He said Edwards knew details of the cross-country effort to hide Hunter that started weeks before the 2008 Iowa presidential caucuses. Read full coverage here.
--Columnist Barry Saunders: The Triangle, we’re told, has more Ph.D.s and college grads per square inch than any place on Earth, but a lot of people around here need some basic education in biology. To wit: further schooling is apparently needed to teach some of you that neither political party has a monopoly on virtue or vice, that liberals are no more libidinous than conservatives, that infidelitous Democrats are as plentiful as home-wrecking Republicans.