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"One thirty nine be shut down with a crash, alternate side parking was suspended today for election day and forty Wally. But meteorology remain in effect Russ Meyer and export twelve thirty one on wins. News time twelve twenty two here. It is election day, finally, the midterm elections and people will be headed for the polls in just a matter of hours to have their say one of the many ho- high profile races will be keeping close tabs on is the US Senate race in New Jersey between incumbent democrat, Robert Menendez and Republican challenger, Bob. Menendez. The stakes are too high never mattered more. This is an election in which we create a check on Donald Trump some check and balance against his worst decisions that affect our lives. New Quinnipiac poll has Menendez ahead by fifteen points. We asked about that. Last poll, which is really aggressively. We've been polling continuously grace feeling of where where the electorate is. Actually up two points. And we've seen the last couple of days is very positive. We will find out Tuesday night. Democrats are hoping to win the house. Every congressional district is its own bubble says political scientist brigid Harrison at Montclair state university, but you can still see national trends in early voting women in big numbers young voters in huge numbers. It's not to say that all those people are going out and voting democratic, but there are large numbers in some places double the percentage of two thousand sixteen or or even greater surgeon Republican retirements in the history of midterms. The president's party usually loses seats favors democratic hopes for regaining the house Harrison says any midterm election is a referendum on the president this time around more than usual. Warren levinson. New York Republicans are hoping to end their majority in the Senate controversy in Georgia where the secretary of state Brian camp is also the Republican candidate for governor. He says his office is investigating possible. Hacking by Democrats. Without offering solid evidence. Correspondent Pete combs secretary of state campus. Now investigating the party of his opponent. Stacey Abrams saying democratic leaders tried to hack into the states voter registration system over the weekend. This is how we would handle any investigation when something like this comes up with Abram cells ABC's good Morning, America. This was the democratic party's voter protection unit spotting vulnerability that might put the personal information of millions of Georgia voters at risk. Unfortunately, get secretary Kemp has not only abused his power. He's failed."