McCain Deviates From His Standard Election Day Routine

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From CBS News' John Bentley:

(PHOENIX) – John McCain has always had superstitions about Election Day. He likes to go see a movie, because, he has said, he doesn't think he can do much more campaigning than he's already done.

He also doesn't like to campaign on Election Day, a holdover from an earlier era of politics when politicians seldom held any events on the day voters went to the polls.

McCain will break both of those self-imposed rules today.

There will be no movie, because after voting here this morning, he will be back on the campaign trail. And there will be no lack of campaign events, because he's trailing in most of the polls.

McCain holds a noon rally in Grand Junction, Colorado, before heading down to Albuquerque for a couple of stops there. He'll find out if his last-minute campaigning paid off when he heads back to Phoenix in the afternoon to hold an Election Day party at the Biltmore Resort.
  • John Bentley

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