Preview: Election Night 2004

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TV networks are determined to avoid the mistakes of their work on Election Day 2000. New rules, new computers and new polls should make for more accurate coverage of the race. With one week to go, we offer a guide to watching the 2004 elections.


Jonathan Storm, TV critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer

Jenny Backus, senior adviser to Kerry

Robert Trainor, senior adviser to the RNC Chairman



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