At a University in a Swing State, Students Are Excited About Election Day

At a University in a Swing State, Students Are Excited About Election Day 1

Pete Marovich for The Chronicle

Students and community members attended a rally for Mitt Romney at George Mason U. on Monday.

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Pete Marovich for The Chronicle

Students and community members attended a rally for Mitt Romney at George Mason U. on Monday.

The streets off Virginia-123 into Fairfax are lined with yard signs. Residents here clearly show no fear in broadcasting their political affiliations to their neighbors. With 13 electoral votes, Virginia is one of the important swing states in Tuesday's election. According to a Virginia poll conducted by NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist on Monday, 48 percent of likely voters support President Obama, while 47 percent back former Gov. Mitt Romney. With numbers that close and every two lawns