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Old 11-07-2006, 06:49 AM   #1
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Smile Vote early Vote often

I'm off to the polls, hoping to beat the herds.

PS. Thank goodness there are herds voting.

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Old 11-07-2006, 07:13 AM   #2
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That's our plan as well. Every year I get more frustrated. But I keep trying. At least if you vote you earn the right to ***** and moan when those you vote for disappoint you!
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Old 11-07-2006, 07:14 AM   #3
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Ooops. Sorry about that. Complain and moan.
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Old 11-07-2006, 09:20 AM   #4
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herds??

There are 76 registered voters where I vote, no herds here .
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Old 11-07-2006, 09:43 AM   #5
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I love Port Angeles, there are so many blue-hairs, the ballots are all mailed out... ;)
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The judges at my polling place said there are significantly more folks than usual for a mid term election. Good!
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Old 11-07-2006, 10:10 AM   #7
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From the time it opened (7am) to the time I was driving away, it took 27 minutes. Not bad. I was there 10 minutes before it opened.

I think for the next election, I'll get an absentee ballot. We had to wait in line for about 2 hrs to vote for the President.

June, it's dismal and drizzling here. I hope people come out.
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Old 11-07-2006, 10:13 AM   #8
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I absolutely love election day! After today I don't have to listen to all the trashy political ads that have been bombarding my brain for so long!

More and more I find myself with a dilemma. I don't feel comfortable with either candidate. As a result, I sometimes vote for the independent as a form of protest.

We have three questions on the ballot as well this year.
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Old 11-07-2006, 10:14 AM   #9
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I'm off to the polls myself.
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Old 11-07-2006, 10:27 AM   #10
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I absolutely love election day! After today I don't have to listen to all the trashy political ads that have been bombarding my brain for so long!
Amen to that. I think this year was especially dirty, at least in our area. We heard more about "who struck John" than about the issues. What a waste of time and money!

Thankfully, in the coming weeks we'll be done with the "signs" of fall. And I don't mean colored leaves.

I'm off to vote, too. Foggy, rainy and dreary here, but that seldom deters folks in this area. Good country stock here.
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Old 11-07-2006, 10:34 AM   #11
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More and more I find myself with a dilemma. I don't feel comfortable with either candidate. As a result, I sometimes vote for the independent as a form of protest.
I find myself in that dilemma more and more, myself, Andy. I really think there should be a choice for "None of the above, run better candidates."
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Old 11-07-2006, 10:35 AM   #12
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There's alway a 'write in' area for all the offices....put your name in.
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I'm back. I had to wait about 15 minutes so it wasn't to bad. Alot of people out voting around here.
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I voted :)
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We mail ours in everytime. I'd rather pay for a stamp than wait in line, voted last week.
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Old 11-07-2006, 02:47 PM   #16
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I voted a couple weeks ago. I know what you mean about the ads on tv Andy. I also had a slew of messages on my answering machine asking for my vote.
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I voted too
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Old 11-07-2006, 03:56 PM   #18
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I'll be going after work, and right now, all I can think of is the line from Brewster's Millions...

Vote "None of the Above!"

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They moved our polling place, unbeknownst to us, but that didn't stop me from finding out the new joint and showing up again like I always do.
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Vote early Vote often

I did the "vote early" but they wouldn't let me "vote often!!! boo hiss
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