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O'Malley: We Can Still Win This

A late afternoon email calls on voters to come to the polls to vote for same-sex marriage while hinting that the contest is close.

Gov. Martin O'Malley, in an email that suggests the campaign to legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland is close, called on supporters late Tuesday to come to the polls.

"I just visited a polling location in Baltimore and the opposition is working hard to get out the vote," O'Malley wrote in an email from his campaign. "We can still win, but every vote is going to matter."

"Whether we treat every Marylander fairly by protecting them equally under the law could come down to a few votes," the email concludes.

The email suggests that election day activity is making the issue closer than expected.

A Baltimore Sun poll last week claimed the that 47 percent of those who responded would vote against same-sex marriage while 46 percent would vote to legalize it. Another 6 percent either refused to answer or said they were undecided.

Nationally, pollsters agree that the undecideds on this issue tend to break against legalizing same-sex marriage.

On Monday, O'Malley appeared on MSNBC and declared the Baltimore Sun poll "an outlier" and expressed confidence in the legalization of same-sex marriage.

If Maryland legalizes same-sex marriage, it could become the first state to do so through referendum. Nationally, the issue has been defeated in all of the 32 other states on which it has appeared on the ballot.

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Honeygo Hal November 07, 2012 at 02:41 AM
Okay, I won't call you O'Malley - seeing as you asked.
Steve November 07, 2012 at 06:33 AM
What a Maroon! Dude needs to be committed to a home....
Jonathon Reilly November 07, 2012 at 03:43 PM
Everyday, they find a new way to spam you.
Buzz Beeler November 08, 2012 at 04:00 AM
Jonathon, I know who I am dealing with. The are nobodies trying to be somebodies and that is the only way they can do it. Can you imagine if the whole country were full of these types. It would be like the Taliban. Most of them are illiterate rude and obnoxious. That is sad when that is the only mark you can leave on society when you're gone and the sad part even that won't show on Google.
Pamela Torro November 08, 2012 at 03:42 PM
So glad Equality prevailed!!

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