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Tue Jun 5, 2018, 02:07 PM

Does anyone actually like voting in person best?

I love it, the entire experience. It is a "grown up" thing, it is official, it is secret, it means your opinion is valid. I get mail in ballots but I always take them in in person. I am proud of the entire process. Seeing MY name on a list, sliding my envelope into the official box, knowing that the poll workers are happy to see me, the quiet room where serious people are trying to fill the forms out and not mess up, and getting a sticker that says I VOTED for my dog, one for myself and a sheet of them in 4 different languages (for my first graders who voted all year long when I was a teacher), walking home from the polls feeling civic pride. I even save the booklets to see the results. I can see all of my dog's stickers on all of her stuffed animals from years of voting too.

HAPPY VOTING EVERYONE!

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Reply Does anyone actually like voting in person best? (Original post)
BigmanPigman Jun 2018 OP
jodymarie aimee Jun 2018 #1
lapfog_1 Jun 2018 #2
kimbutgar Jun 2018 #3
bearsfootball516 Jun 2018 #4
Demovictory9 Jun 2018 #5
Name removed Jun 2018 #6
fleur-de-lisa Jun 2018 #7
Gothmog Jun 2018 #8
BigmanPigman Jun 2018 #10
Gothmog Jun 2018 #11
Fresh_Start Jun 2018 #9
Gothmog Jun 2018 #12
CrispyQ Jun 2018 #13
Squinch Jun 2018 #14
Glamrock Jun 2018 #15
mopinko Jun 2018 #16
pansypoo53219 Jun 2018 #17

Response to BigmanPigman (Original post)

Tue Jun 5, 2018, 02:09 PM

1. I will never early vote or absentee vote again

 

after we found out they threw away ballots in Racine, WI. Rs in our state cheat lie and steal.

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Response to BigmanPigman (Original post)

Tue Jun 5, 2018, 02:09 PM

2. yes, and no.

I like that I know my vote is most likely going to be counted.

I don't like that sometimes there are long lines to vote.

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Response to BigmanPigman (Original post)

Tue Jun 5, 2018, 02:09 PM

3. Getting ready to go out shortly to vote

My son did his absentee ballot and Iím taking it the polling. Voting is something I have encouraged him to do since he was 18 years old. Now itís just automatic to him.

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Response to BigmanPigman (Original post)

Tue Jun 5, 2018, 02:12 PM

4. I do. Love the energy of physically voting at the polls.

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Response to BigmanPigman (Original post)

Tue Jun 5, 2018, 02:13 PM

5. me

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Response to BigmanPigman (Original post)

Tue Jun 5, 2018, 02:14 PM

7. I do, I do!

It's a pain in the ass to vote early in my district. Only one location, not even clsoe to where I work/live.

When I vote in person, my polling location is three blocks from my house. Can't beat that!

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Response to BigmanPigman (Original post)

Tue Jun 5, 2018, 02:14 PM

8. I cannot vote by mail in Texas for a couple of more years

Voting by mail is restricted in Texas and I will not be old enough for a couple of years.

I like voting in person.

BTW, if you have time volunteer to be an election worker. Election workers are the best way to protect the vote

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Response to Gothmog (Reply #8)

Tue Jun 5, 2018, 02:21 PM

10. I have done that at both my residences in diff states.

It is hard to NOT discuss politics though! I want to talk about it and they don't let you. I have to take my "Lock Him Up" earrings off before I go inside the polls today (I wear them every time I go out...I made them with a picture of the Moron behind bars).

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Response to BigmanPigman (Reply #10)

Tue Jun 5, 2018, 02:27 PM

11. I do vote early so that I can work in the voter protection war rooms

Juanita Jean and her husband both vote by mail.

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Response to BigmanPigman (Original post)

Tue Jun 5, 2018, 02:17 PM

9. I like to thank the people working at the voting site

I have aspirations of being a blue haired old lady there someday

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Response to Fresh_Start (Reply #9)

Tue Jun 5, 2018, 02:28 PM

12. Go volunteer

I have worked as an election judge a number of times. It is a good way to see how the process worked. My youngest is an election judge and she is good at it. She is not old and does not have blue hair

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Response to Fresh_Start (Reply #9)

Tue Jun 5, 2018, 02:44 PM

13. I've never had an employer not give me the day off when I asked because I'd volunteered

to work a precinct as a judge. One boss even saw that I got paid "like jury duty," she said.

Our county went to mail ballots & now working the precinct is like working at a dying mall. Hardly anyone comes in to vote. But our precinct is at an assisted living place & the people there love itĖit generates excitement. And they have an excellent cafeteria & they feed us two wonderful meals a day, gratis, cuz they like having us there.

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Response to BigmanPigman (Original post)

Tue Jun 5, 2018, 04:03 PM

14. Love it! It makes me happy every time I do it.

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Response to BigmanPigman (Original post)

Tue Jun 5, 2018, 04:18 PM

15. Hell yes!

But, the only sticker I have left is on my grinder....

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Response to BigmanPigman (Original post)

Tue Jun 5, 2018, 05:45 PM

16. i do!!!

i hate voting early. have only done it twice, and unfortunately will have to do it again in november, cuz i will be out helping my sister get elected!

have been a judge a few times. i love it, but the long day really kills me.

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Response to BigmanPigman (Original post)

Tue Jun 5, 2018, 06:47 PM

17. i do. and i chat w/ the vote people. i showed interest in the election ruler + that went to my

ruler + yard stick collection & he mentioned he had tried to get rid of his yard stick hoard. last time i showed him my best ruler. rosewood & gold lettering. he mentioned he found more rulers. he gave me his hoard of yard sticks. kept 1/2. making little thin shelves w/ the others. saw one like that at an estate sale. mentioned he had more. so i gotta do the primary this time. i got a sweet 6" COKE ad ruler to show him. i actually did 1/2 the obama election. now that was an experience.

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