While the focus has been on the election battles of Obama vs. Romney, US House of Representatives and U.S. Senate for control of Congress, there are a number of other issues on the ballots in the respective states. Some are very emotionally-based and hot button.
The second presidential debate did little to shed new light on either candidate. For President Obama he gave his campaign stump speech in answer to every question he was asked. Mitt Romney gave his most compelling argument in favor of defeating the president by saying the American people can do better.