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Old 11-04-2008, 11:56 AM   #976
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Is it silly to feel like I'm missing out on the experience of voting on the day?
Not at all. That's why I decided to see if I could vote in person instead of absentee. I was told it shouldn't be a problem, but they emailed me a form to complete and fax in that basically said I was opting out of absentee voting for this election.

I'm going to bring in my unopened absentee ballot along with my registration card, in case there are any problems.

And if there are still problems, then I'll just go home and fill it out and mail it in.

But I like the feeling of voting in person. I feel very patriotic.

Plus, Washington is going to all voting by mail next election, so this is my last chance to do it in person.
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Old 11-04-2008, 12:15 PM   #977
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Old 11-04-2008, 12:35 PM   #978
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I walked to the elementary school, no wait, voted, and came home. I'm now the proud owner of this:



I was #143 in the signature book, just so it's on the record. The only odd thing was that they did not have a ballot box in which to insert the ballot after voting. They said it hadn't arrived. We had to put them face down in this giant pink pouch.
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Old 11-04-2008, 12:46 PM   #979
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We hold in our hearts the memory of our fallen brothers whose blood stains the very streets we walk today. Also on this night we pay tribute to the leader of our enemies, an honorable man, who crossed over bravely, fighting for what he believed in. To defeat my enemy, I extinguish his life, and consume him as I consume these flames. In honor of Priest Vallon.
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Old 11-04-2008, 12:56 PM   #981
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I just got back. I didn't get a sticker.

But dang, I felt a big swell of pride filling in the circle for Barack Obama and Joe Biden.
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Old 11-04-2008, 01:04 PM   #982
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I already voted

Denny Crane voted for Obama, that has to be a good omen :Pray:
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Old 11-04-2008, 01:07 PM   #983
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this is a beautiful picture.
this is the picture of love and acceptance, of overlooking the racial prejudices and difficulties of the time and embracing your grandchild as he is, for who he is, no matter what.

i find this very profound, and very moving. it speaks about the unconditional love and acceptance we all deserve from our parents and grandparents, no matter which paths our lives may take us, whether dizzying heights or terrible lows. we are loved, period.
What a sweet post
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Old 11-04-2008, 01:29 PM   #984
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i got to my polling place a little after 12noon. no lines whatsoever... piece of cake. took all of 5 min.

woohoo!! Go Obama!
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Old 11-04-2008, 01:35 PM   #985
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I went in and voted at around 10:30 this morning, wasn't registered (in Minnesota), and got all set up and finished within half an hour.

I have to say it's a pretty amazing feeling to have my first election be one of such importance.
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(CNN) – John McCain and his aides are still banking on a come-from-behind victory Tuesday, but the GOP's most famous political strategist is forecasting Obama is well positioned to win.

Karl Rove, the man widely credited with engineering President Bush's two successful White House bids, is out with a new map showing the Illinois senator will take the White House in an Electoral College landslide, winning 338 votes to John McCain's 200. That would be the largest Electoral College victory since 1996, when Bill Clinton defeated Bob Dole in a 379-159 rout.

In an Electoral Map posted on Rove's Web site, the Republican mastermind shows Obama victories in several key battlegrounds, including virtually all of the states where polls suggest he currently enjoys a slim advantage. In fact, Rove believes Missouri is the only crucial battleground state McCain will carry, while Obama scores victories in Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Colorado, New Mexico, Minnesota, and Iowa. Rove also thinks Obama will win traditionally-Republican Virginia.

UPDATE: Rove has not made any definitive declarations, and writes some tight states — including Florida — could flip given some polling suggests movement in McCain's direction.
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voted. took 30 minutes. got free coffee at the 'bucks. had a meeting. am at work and am too nervous to really do anything.
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The polls are all dead here. Everyone voted early. I feel like it's been months since I voted. Running errands around town people were greeting each other with "¡Obamanos!" I didn't see any McCain signs anywhere in the whole city.
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I don't recall seeing any McCain paraphernalia in the parts of Seattle I frequent .... which is highly unsurprising.
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can i fast forward time please. Where is Hiro when u need him.
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