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November 6th, 2012
05:19 AM ET

Early Start Instant Poll: Who do you think will win the presidency today?

From "This Just In" blog:

The first presidential election results are in – and it's a tie.

President Barack Obama and his Republican rival, Mitt Romney, each received five votes in Dixville Notch, New Hampshire.

The town in the state's northeast corner has opened its polls shortly after midnight each election day since 1960 – but today's tie was the first in its history. The town, home to about a dozen residents, has drawn national media attention for being the first place in the country to make its presidential preferences known.

The result in Dixville Notch is hardly a reliable bellwether for the eventual winner of the White House – or even the result statewide. Although the community typically leans Republican, residents went for Obama in 2008 – the first time the majority of folks in Dixville Notch went for a Democrat in 40 years.

This morning, we're asking you to look into your personal crystal ball to tell us who you think will win the presidency today. Vote in our poll below.

October 23rd, 2012
05:15 AM ET

Early Start Instant Poll: Who won the debate?

The final debate of the 2012 presidential race has concluded. There will be spin for days as to who might have won or lost, but this morning we want to hear from you.

October 22nd, 2012
05:34 AM ET

Early Start Instant Poll: Who has the advantage in the final presidential debate?

October 17th, 2012
05:51 AM ET

Early Start Instant Poll: Who won the debate?

October 16th, 2012
05:16 AM ET

Early Start instant poll: Should marijuana be legalized?

October 12th, 2012
05:01 AM ET

Early Start Instant Poll: Who do you think won the VP debate?

(CNN) - A combative debate on Thursday between Vice President Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan came down to the issue of trust. They challenged each other's facts and claims and offered starkly different visions for the direction of the country.

Biden achieved his goal of bringing the fight to his Republican challenger in battling Ryan to a draw, boosting the spirits of Democrats disheartened by President Barack Obama's lackluster performance last week in the first of three presidential debates.

Ryan made a positive impression with his command of both domestic and foreign policy issues that showed him to be a formidable national candidate after a career of local congressional races in his native Wisconsin.

We want to hear what you think – take our "Early Start Instant Poll" below.

September 12th, 2012
05:09 AM ET

'Early Start' Instant Poll: Apple's iPhone 5 announcement?

(Wired) - Six years since its debut, the iPhone shows no signs of slowing in popularity. It is a market force unto itself. A pocket colossus.

Consumers are clamoring for Apple's flagship handset more than ever. And that means tech blogs and message boards are slinging pixelated rumors by the retina-displayful to satisfy the curious maw of Apple's mob.

Will it have a 4-inch display? Will it be 4G LTE? What about a built-in panini maker? (just a geek's dream, sure...but they can still dream!)

This morning we want to know how excited (or not) you are for the Apple announcement. Take our instant poll below and share your thoughts in the comments.

Read more: What to expect from Apple's Wednesday event

September 7th, 2012
04:55 AM ET

"Early Start" Instant Poll: Have you decided who you will vote for in November?

You've just seen two weeks of promises, speeches, pleas and arguments from the Republicans and Democrats.

The Democratic National Convention wrapped up last night with a speech from President Barack Obama accepting the party nomination. After the Republican National Convention last week, Mitt Romney made his pitch to the American people. Now, both candidates will take their vision for America's future on the campaign trail to try to sway voters.

As we dive head first into the national campaign, we want to hear from you: Did you hear anything in these conventions that helped you make a decision as to who you'll vote for in November? Vote in our poll and share your comments below.

September 6th, 2012
04:35 AM ET

Early Start Instant Poll: 'God,' Jerusalem and the Democratic Party platform

(CNN) – Democrats voted to update their party's platform Wednesday evening at their convention to include a reference to Jerusalem being the capital of Israel, as well as the insertion of the word "God," neither of which was included in their platform this year but was in previous platforms.

President Barack Obama himself intervened regarding the Jerusalem language, a senior Democratic source told CNN, adding, that he thought the original draft was "a strong statement and he didn't want there to be any confusion about his unshakeable commitment to the security of state israel. The issue of the day is Iran, Hamas and Hezbollah."

This morning, we want to hear from you. Do you think the party platform should include this language? Vote in our poll below.

Read more: Democrats update platform with Jerusalem, God reference

September 4th, 2012
06:13 AM ET

Take our 'Early Start' instant poll: What does it take to be middle class in America in 2012?

This morning on Early Start, Christine Romans reports on a Pew Study looking at what people think constitutes being part of the middle class.

We want to hear what you think. Take our "Early Start" instant poll below.