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Topic - Paul Gronke
Officials in the D.C. region predict heavy turnout at the polls despite the long lines that marked pre-Election Day voting, as campaigns urge citizens to flock to the ballot box on Tuesday to decide a deadlocked presidential race, heated local contests and controversial ballot questions.
"It ought to, but there are so many weedy details," said Paul Gronke, a professor at Reed College in Portland, Ore., who runs its Early Voting Information Center and is considered the go-to expert on the phenomenon.
"I think it's the new normal," Mr. Gronke said.