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Old 11-07-2016, 11:36 AM   #2
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Dunno if I'll bother. Still not retired and would require getting to office late, or leaving early.
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Old 11-07-2016, 11:43 AM   #3
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Vote early, vote often!

I'm waiting until tomorrow.
I'm wondering if it might be interesting with the character of this election.
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i mailed it in several weeks ago
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Old 11-07-2016, 11:54 AM   #6
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Vote early, vote often!
I voted early. About a 30 minute wait to get to the drop box.

I may vote on election day at each property I have, that I pay the utilities and the utilities are in my name. It should allow another 5-6 votes.
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I voted early. About a 30 minute wait to get to the drop box.

I may vote on election day at each property I have, that I pay the utilities and the utilities are in my name. It should allow another 5-6 votes.
presidential votes in your state actually matter....here, not so much
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No so much. They didn't even matter when Reagan was running...
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Early voted before we left for Florida. My home state is true blue so whoever I voted for it will not in any way affect the outcome in the award of our electoral college votes.
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Voted a couple of weeks ago and put it in the drop box. I'm glad we don't have to go stand in line anymore.
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Voted on the first day of early voting here in Texas. I was surprised that there was a line and ~30 min wait. Never saw that before around here. Even on election days the line is usually only 5 mins (if that). I also noticed that the parking lot where we vote was busy every day as we drove by. Very unusual.
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I will drop mine off at the neighborhood polling place tomorrow. Don't want anyone opening the ballot early and defacing it because they don't like my choices!
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Voted on the first day of early voting here in Texas. I was surprised that there was a line and ~30 min wait. Never saw that before around here. Even on election days the line is only 5 mins. I also noticed that the parking lot where we vote was busy every day as we drove by. Very unusual.
Heard a number somewhere that something like 40% of America will have voted BEFORE election day!
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We voted early on 10/27/16. There was an article in our local newspaper that said 30.7 per cent of registered voters, had already voted here.
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Voted on the first day of early voting here in Texas. I was surprised that there was a line and ~30 min wait. Never saw that before around here.
That was the case here as well. On the first day of early voting the line was out the door to the sidewalk so we just kept going. We both voted later on but there was still a line inside. Never saw that before here either.
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We will vote tomorrow, but there is always a long line here for early voting--last presidential election we waited an hour to early vote. Maybe we don't have as many early voting polling places.
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Voted about two weeks ago and it took all of five minutes. I really don't know why more states don't do early voting. If I had to stand in line for hours on end I really wouldn't care to vote.
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We will vote tomorrow, but there is always a long line here for early voting--last presidential election we waited an hour to early vote. Maybe we don't have as many early voting polling places.
I can assure you, that you don't have "less" voting places than we do in my county (Unless it's zero). The county court house was the only early voting location in our entire county. Of course when the population of your entire county is well under 20,000 people, it is understandable. I guess they didn't anticipate the unusually high turn out.
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We decided to vote on Election Day instead of voting early.

There were lines up to 2-3 hours long to vote early, depending on where you live in the New Orleans area. So, we expect the lines tomorrow to be at least that long.

Not only that, it is dark and pouring rain today here with flood watches, and with an 80% chance of rain tomorrow we are likely to get very wet. So, I anticipate standing in line for hours, possibly in the rain. Our polling place is a small branch library so it can get very crowded very quickly. I am sure they will try to line us up inside, but if there are too many voters then lines could extend outside and even down the block.

I am still looking forward to it! What an event. I plan to wear my red, white, and blue, and to take something to sit on and rain gear. We'll see our neighbors and generally it will be such fun to have this opportunity to exercise our right to vote.

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I will vote tomorrow not that my vote matters in NY.

PS early voting should be abolished, then only those who really care would stand in line to vote.
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