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How Long did you wait to Vote?

How Long did you wait to Vote?  

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  1. 1. How Long did you wait to Vote?

    • Walked right in
      5
    • Less than 30 minutes
      2
    • 30 minutes to 1 hour
      2
    • 1 - 3 hours
      1
    • Forever
      0
    • Absentee Voted
      2
    • Registered, but didn't vote
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In my part of Spartanburg County there was a longer line than previous years, but I managed to get in and out pretty fast. I think the hold up was mainly because we have new electronic voting machines and that confused some people. I have heard reports that the waits at some of the larger precincts were over an hour. I drove by another one, and it was lined up around the block. Crazy stuff. I've never seen such turn out before.

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about 45 minutes.

wasn't the crowd so much as the people taking their sweet time. I wanted to explain to people that there's a reason they put out sample ballots. election day is not the time to sit and ponder who you want to vote for.

though i love the idea of democracy, it's really hard for me to trust my fellow citizens.

:rolleyes:

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Me and my dad went early at the same time because we both have the same name and we wanted to make sure they didnt mess us up. Im a junior. Any way in Hooksett, the town I live in, they were doing it by alpha. order and when we were there, there were absolutely no As through Ds or what ever it was. So my parents and I just walked right in and voted. Everybody else had to wait in line.

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I voted abesentee. There's no sense driving an hour to my polling place, waiting in line 1-2 hours, and then driving back to my apartment if I don't have to.

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Yup .. I was in and out also ...

Just a small wait to get my ballot ...

It would be interested if people could also mention how they voted. My mom in Indiana penciled in her vote, I used a punch card (and made sure there were no hanging chads) .. and I am wondering if anyone can comment on if they voted through a computer or other voting methods.

anyone have any problems?

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electronic, no printout.

ES&S to more exact.

why do we let private companies with proprietary software take our votes??

Yes, it was easy, but I have no faith in it at all.

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