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Old 11-04-2008, 10:37 AM
LauraG1 LauraG1 is offline
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Default How long was your line to vote??

I haven't been yet...probably going after lunch. Dh went at 8 and didn't have to wait long, but they said the lines at 6am were huge.
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Old 11-04-2008, 10:42 AM
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Default Walked straight in and voted. No waiting.

We used those bubble ballots like the ones used when taking a multiple choice test in school. I have never worked so hard to color inside the lines. LOL!

I read in our newspaper that 37% of registered voters in our county had voted early. Maybe that's why it was so quick.


Caroline
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Old 11-04-2008, 10:44 AM
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Default In Minneapolis, MN, suburb...dh walked right in at 8:30 am...

so I quickly threw on clothes (working from home today) and walked right in as well. Very happy it wasn't long! Our polls opened at 7 am, so maybe they were really busy before 8 am. I think they typically are longer here after 5 pm.

SO happy to have my vote in!
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Old 11-04-2008, 10:59 AM
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Default No wait ...

small town Connecticut.
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Old 11-04-2008, 11:08 AM
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I voted last Wednesday, right as the polls opened. I waited about 5 minutes, but when I left, the line had grown to about 40 people.

DH voted this morning (darn it...LOL!) and got there right at 6 when polls opened, took about 20 minutes.
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Old 11-04-2008, 11:17 AM
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Default I heard lines were long when polls opened at 7...

...not hours long, but maybe 20 minutes or more.

I am voting at 3:30 after I pick the kids up from school. Taking the rest of the day off from work at that point so that the kids (4 & 6) can go with me. They've been so interested I think it is something they'll remember.
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Old 11-04-2008, 12:13 PM
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Voted at 10:00 a.m. No line at all.
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Old 11-04-2008, 12:15 PM
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Default Most of the time that I go and vote

there are usually about 4-5 people in front of me. Today, there might have been 6 or 7. But, it took longer than it should have because all of the people were senior citizens that needed help with those fancy computers. LOL!

Kristin
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Old 11-04-2008, 12:16 PM
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Voted at around 10 CST. No line at all. About 20 of the 25 booths were occupied. Whole thing took about five minutes.

Kirsten
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Old 11-04-2008, 12:17 PM
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Default no line at our school

I voted by mail a couple weeks ago. Our polling place is my children's elementary school. I thought it would be chaos ... people dropping off kids for school and then voting. Nope. No lines at all.

Of course, I'm in CO and 1/3rd of our state have already voted prior to today. It's going to be a record turnout.
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