Election News Updates - 10:55pm

  Los Angeles Times: Nation Watches As a Divided California Votes on Same-Sex Marriage

The Prop. 8 battle in Calif. continues to draw national attention as the state’s voters make their final decisions on the anti-gay initiative at the polls.

Associated Press: Nation Watches as Calif. Decides Gay Marriage Ban

“With polls showing a close contest and high national interest in the outcome” of Calif.’s Prop. 8 fight, voters decide tonight whether marriage for gay couples will be banned retroactively for the first time in the U.S.

Associated Press: State Ballots Feature Hot-Button Social Issues

Voters made decisions on 153 ballot measures in 36 states this Election Day. The fate of Calif.’s Prop. 8, as well as anti-gay initiatives in Fla., Ariz., and Ark., will greatly impact LGBT Americans in key states around the nation.

New York Times -  City Room: Fighting for the Rights of Transgender Voters

“The Rev. Louis Braxton, director of Carmen’s Place, a group home for gay teenagers and young adults in Astoria, Queens, talks about the recent incident involving teenagers who attacked him.”