-> A CBS News instant poll of uncommitted voters said Obama trounced Romney, 53 percent to 23 percent. [CBSNews] A CNN poll of registered voters had a much smaller margin: 48 percent favored Obama and 40 percent favored Romney. [CNN]
-> A small group of undecided voters in Utah were not swayed by the debate. [DNews]
-> The debate's four most memorable moments. [WaPost] And the winners and losers. [WaPost]
-> Gee whiz, Romney sure has a language of his own. [NYTimes]
Tweets of the day: From @JWGOP: "Here's one thing decided and undecided can agree on: Thank God that was the last debate!"
From @ktumulty: "Debates are a contest, but as often as not, what candidates are actually battling is our preconceptions of them. #debates"
From @taylordmorgan: "The debates are over! Now it's time to #vote! Early Voting starts TOMORROW! Find out where to vote early: http://vote.utah.gov/early-voting/location/ …"
Happy birthday: To Ric Cantrell, Utah Senate Chief of Staff.
Tune in: Continuing a series of conversations with the candidates, Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Peter Cooke will join radio host Rod Arquette on 105-7FM/570AM tonight at 6 p.m. At 6:30 p.m., Arquette will talk with Democratic senate candidate Scott Howell.
In other news: A new poll shows that Utah's 4th District race is tied 43 percent to 43 percent between Rep. Jim Matheson and Republican Mia Love, with 14 percent undecided. [Trib] [UtahDataPoints]
-> A new TV ad centers around a Mitt Romney robo-call touting Love's candidacy. [DNews]
-> The Utah State Fraternal Order of Police endorse Gov. Gary Herbert and GOP Attorney General candidate John Swallow. [ABC4]
-> Equality Utah expects a more moderate and a more Republican state Legislature. [UtahPolicy]
-> The Tesoro petroleum refinery expansion faces resistance from a group of health-conscious environmentalists. [Trib]
-> Comedy Central's Indecision blog featured Mark Sage, Democratic candidate for Utah State Auditor... and working puppeteer? [ComedyCentral]
-> Peg McEntee discusses Senate President Michael Waddoups' removal of Democratic state Sen. Karen Mayne from the Legislature's Business and Labor Committee. [Trib]
-> Salt Lake County expects a record-high voter turnout this year. [DNews]
-> Looking to vote early? [DNews]
The race for 270: The latest Electoral College estimates
FiveThirtyEight: Obama 290.8, Romney 247.2
Pollster: Obama 253, Romney 191
RealClearPolitics: Obama 281, Romney 257
2012 watch: The founder of an investment fund that owns several voting machines in Ohio is a major Romney bundler. [Yahoo]
-> Vice President Joe Biden told an Ohio crowd that Americans are "seeing the remaking of Mitt Romney right before our eyes." [ABCNews] [Politico]
-> Over the weekend, Rep. Todd Akin compared his Democratic opponent to a dog, saying she "fetches" Washington headaches and brings them back to Missouri. On Monday, a top Akin adviser made a canine remark of his own, tweeting: "If Claire McCaskill were a dog, she'd be a Bullshitsu." [BuzzFeed]
-> The Obama campaign invited the bear-hugging pizza shop owner, who made rounds in the media cycle several weeks ago, to last night's presidential debate. [CNN]
-> The new Washington Post-ABC News tracking poll shows Obama with a 49-48 lead over Romney. [WaPost]
-> Obama is scheduled to appear on Jay Leno's Wednesday night taping of "The Tonight Show." [LATimes]
-> Donald Trump claims he has a "big Obama announcement" he will reveal on Wednesday, predicting it will be covered in "a very big fashion." [Yahoo] [Guardian] [Examiner]
Where are they?
Attorney General Mark Shurtleff meets with Carter Livingston and Taser Rep.
SL Co. Mayor Peter Corroon speaks at the Utah Civility & Community Initiative panel discussion.
SLC Mayor Ralph Becker holds a performing arts center meeting before heading to a City Council meeting.
WVC Mayor Mike Winder cuts the ribbon at Pioneer Valley Dental and conducts the City Council meeting.
President Barack Obama campaigns in Florida and later Ohio.
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