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Sun Nov 8, 2015, 05:35 AM

Think your vote doesnít count?

In the southern Dallas County city of Wilmer, every voted really counted. Thatís because the one person who bothered to vote decided the election on five bond issues. All Wilmer residents will be bound by the decision of one person.

This means the mayor and city council didnít bother to vote. These were municipal utility district propositions, so members of the MUD board didnít vote. Well, maybe one did.

Early voting lasted two weeks and then polling places were staffed on Election Day and those people didnít vote.

Now thatís democracy really at work.

http://www.dallasvoice.com/vote-count-10207859.html

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Mon Nov 9, 2015, 01:59 AM

1. Is this typical of a red state?

The Republicans and conservatives think it's in the bag, so they don't vote.

The Democrats and liberals think it's useless, so they don't vote.



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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Mon Nov 9, 2015, 03:22 PM

2. as people say, all polittics is local.

nationally, maybe, maybe not so much, but locally? you bet your ass your vote matters.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Tue Nov 10, 2015, 08:42 PM

3. Ha...

that's one person who won't be bitchin' about the results.

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