The media called Maryland for Democrat Ben Cardin based on exit polls, and Cardin declared victory, but Steele has refused to concede, and the actual results have continued to be close — indeed, for a long time, Steele was ahead. The Washington Post has withdrawn its call for Cardin. Could this be a repeat of Florida 2000, when the exit polls got it wrong?
CNN doesn’t think so. They’re standing by their call, because the outstanding votes are in heavily Democratic areas (Baltimore, Prince George’s County, Montgomery County).