We've reached the final weekend of an interminable process. Election Day 2008 is at hand and the country is about to definitively learn who will be in charge in the coming years. Some of us have been talking about this election since shortly after the conclusion of the 2004 process. Others joined in after the 2006 mid-terms and still others sometime after that. Everyone has a stake in Tuesday's verdict, and that's what we're here to talk about. A few useful sites: 538.com RealClearPolitics First Read electoral-vote Pollster.com So, in what will be the final 2008 election thread, let's get to it. We know where the battle lines are, and we're about to find out the winners and losers. That's only the beginning of the story, of course. What happens afterward will have as much bearing on the future as who wins and loses on Election night.