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The Voting Thread - Now with POLL

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Have you voted and how?

  • Mail-In

    Votes: 27 23.5%
  • Drop-off Ballot

    Votes: 40 34.8%
  • Early-Voting in Person

    Votes: 24 20.9%
  • In Person on Election Day

    Votes: 24 20.9%
  • Not Voting

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters
    115

Jhhnn

No Lifer
Nov 11, 1999
60,742
12,689
136
Our family ballots have been accepted for counting. Colorado runs vote by mail as smooth as silk.
 

nickqt

Diamond Member
Jan 15, 2015
5,765
3,664
136
I voted early and in person today in Atlanta GA. Waited in line for about 25 minutes, which wasn't bad. Looking forward to voting in the Senate Special Election Runoff on January 5th.
 

ivwshane

Lifer
May 15, 2000
28,010
7,758
136
Although I can't vote in the US I have just voted in the NZ general election. Currently live in Australia so had to do an overseas vote. Pretty simple. Just had to make sure my details were up to date; downloaded, printed and filled out my ballots; and then uploaded them to the vote.NZ website. The whole process took about 15 minutes.

Well that's because you live in a communist dictatorship socialism!






Did I do that right?
 

K1052

Lifer
Aug 21, 2003
34,607
7,749
136
11.35% of registered Travis County voters have cast ballots. More people somehow turned out for in person early voting on the second day than the first.

97% of eligible voters are registered this year.
 

Jhhnn

No Lifer
Nov 11, 1999
60,742
12,689
136
Confirmed online that our ballots have been accepted. Dropped them off on 10/9.
We signed up for ballot trace here in Denver. They email us. So smooth. So together. Who says govt can't do anything right?
 

hal2kilo

Lifer
Feb 24, 2009
14,745
3,196
136
Still have not gotten my ballot. They are supposed to be here by Friday. Republican Sec. of State felt no compunction to maybe get them out a little early. Must be waiting for the October surprise. Boiling.
 

VashHT

Platinum Member
Feb 1, 2007
2,453
53
91
I plan on voting on election day, usually not a problem to get in and out around here so I'm hoping it's not a lot worse this time around.
 

UNCjigga

Lifer
Dec 12, 2000
22,444
4,577
136
There is already a 3+ hour wait at one of the preferred early voting locations in my county. What’s dumb is that less than a mile away, it was 20 minutes or less at another polling location.
 

iRONic

Diamond Member
Jan 28, 2006
5,071
160
106
Voted in person at 2:05 PM today. As expected; easy peasy and safe.

Bullitt county KY clerk did an epic job!
 

nickqt

Diamond Member
Jan 15, 2015
5,765
3,664
136
I dropped off my ballot and my wife's this morning after going to the gym.

This is my first time voting ever so fuck Trump.
I'm glad you're voting this time around, but please.

Vote every single year. Even if it's mostly uncontested races, please keep voting.

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”
 
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purbeast0

Lifer
Sep 13, 2001
49,976
2,993
126
I'm glad you're voting this time around, but please.

Vote every single year. Even if it's mostly uncontested races, please keep voting.

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”
Yeah I will be from here on out.

One positive that came from Trump's run is that I haver never in my life paid more attention to politics than when he was president, but it was for the wrong reasons lol.
 

MtnMan

Diamond Member
Jul 27, 2004
3,929
1,940
136
Early voting started 10/15 here. There are 16 early voting sites in the county and the BOE has a map that shows the number of voters in line. The average is about 12 - 15 at each site. Weather was nice yesterday, light rain this morning.

On day one, 11,300 people voted in person, and there have been over 22,000 absentee ballots returned. Number of registered voters in county is 190K
 
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Bitek

Diamond Member
Aug 2, 2001
8,898
2,770
136
Mailed mine in. So easy. No reason to make ppl stand in line wasting their time.
 

MtnMan

Diamond Member
Jul 27, 2004
3,929
1,940
136
This table compares the percentage of people registered by party, and the percentage of that party that have voted either absentee, and during the of early voting. I am not including the Constitution, Green, or Liberian party which is a small percentage. This data is pulled from Board of Elections downloads available on the state website.

Partypercentage of registered voterspercentage of voting to date
Democratic38%55%
Republican23%13%
Unaffiliated39%32%
Democrats do seem to be out early as far as turnout.

Files are updated early in the morning, will be interesting to watch this trend. Going to have to hone up on my Excel formulas to make this easier to extract.

Corrected percentages now after fixing formulas.
 
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K1052

Lifer
Aug 21, 2003
34,607
7,749
136
Locally here in Travis County the early vote has...accelerated.

Day 1) 35K
Day 2) 38K
Day 3) 39K

Texas as a whole is nearing 20% of 2016 turnout.
Day 4) 41K

Going up every day is not exactly what I expected.
 
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twjr

Senior member
Jul 5, 2006
549
163
116
Well that's because you live in a communist dictatorship socialism!






Did I do that right?
Given the result of the election today that's probably a fair call. Left of centre parties now hold 75 of the 121 seats in Parliament.

Interestingly, despite the NZ election being the anti-election to the US election, and NZ in general being nearly the anti-US at the moment, early voting was also massively popular. Nearly 80% of the votes cast were done before the election. Made for bloody quick counting too. Nearly 99% of the vote counted before the end of the first day.
 

hal2kilo

Lifer
Feb 24, 2009
14,745
3,196
136
This table compares the percentage of people registered by party, and the percentage of that party that have voted either absentee, and during the of early voting. I am not including the Constitution, Green, or Liberian party which is a small percentage. This data is pulled from Board of Elections downloads available on the state website.

Partypercentage of registered voterspercentage of voting to date
Democratic38%55%
Republican23%13%
Unaffiliated39%32%
Democrats do seem to be out early as far as turnout.

Files are updated early in the morning, will be interesting to watch this trend. Going to have to hone up on my Excel formulas to make this easier to extract.

Corrected percentages now after fixing formulas.
Don't think any Democrats are undecided, making early voting easy.
 

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