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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

MtnMan

Diamond Member
Jul 27, 2004
3,929
1,940
136
Don't think any Democrats are undecided, making early voting easy.
I don't understand how anyone could be undecided after the last 4 years, unless they just woke up from a coma, or have been on recently returned to earth by extraterrestrials that abducted them in 1950.
 
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MtnMan

Diamond Member
Jul 27, 2004
3,929
1,940
136
Got my formulas sorted out to make things easier.
NC sent out absentee ballots in early September, they are still coming in.
Early voting started on 10/15.

There are 205K registered voters in my county, 44,700 have already voted either at early voting or returned absentee ballots.
This is almost 22% of all registered voters.

The breakdown by registration is;
Party registrationPercentage of registeredPercentage that have votedPercentage of total vote
DEM38%52%`30%
REP23%15%14%
Unaffiliated39%32%18%
all others 1%25%0.3%
 

hal2kilo

Lifer
Feb 24, 2009
14,745
3,196
136
Finally, got my grubby hands on my ballot. (Voting out Sec. of State by the way) All marked up, getting shoes on, and taking a nice walk to the ballot drop box at the elementary school.

Counting the days, next.
 
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K1052

Lifer
Aug 21, 2003
34,607
7,749
136
At least 26M people have voted. Turnout closing in on 20% of 2016 already and a more states just started early voting.

Texas nearing 40% of 2016 turnout already.

Trump seems almost entirely unaware that the election is now.
 

hal2kilo

Lifer
Feb 24, 2009
14,745
3,196
136
Finally, got my grubby hands on my ballot. (Voting out Sec. of State by the way) All marked up, getting shoes on, and taking a nice walk to the ballot drop box at the elementary school.

Counting the days, next.
Wow, the King county elections board reported that it's had to empty out a few ballot boxes already. That's Seattle's county.
 

uclaLabrat

Diamond Member
Aug 2, 2007
4,243
350
126
Ballots were delivered but we were out of town and our mail was held. Supposed to be delivered yesterday but they're a no-show so far. Im pissed.
 

MtnMan

Diamond Member
Jul 27, 2004
3,929
1,940
136
It is good to a ton of early voting.
I love the fact that data on who voted, when they voted, and how they voted is so easily available, at least in my state.
This post prompted me to look at the 2016 election, and at this point, adjusting that in 2016 election day was 11/8.
Absentee ballots were mailed out the same number of days in advance of the election.
Early voting sites opened the same number of days in advance of the election.
The vote count at this point (the same number of days in advance of the election) are significantly up.
At this point in 2016, 23,304 people had voted.
At this point in 2020, 49,514 people have voted, an increase of 212%

At this point in my county, 24.1% of all registered voters have cast their ballots, and people are still voting today as early voting sites are open every day through 10/31.
 

SteveGrabowski

Platinum Member
Oct 20, 2014
2,857
1,178
136
Just went to vote Hitler out of office. Live a little northeast of San Antonio, Texas and the lines looked a couple of hours long last week. This morning they were a little longer than when I voted first day of early voting in 2016, maybe more like they were on first day of early voting in 2018, so took me about 20 minutes to cast my vote. My vote may not help Biden win Texas, but at least showing up early to vote to contribute to high early turnout numbers will hopefully convince the fascist pos in the white house that he has to keep spending money on ads in Texas, considering we're one of the most expensive states to do so for.
 

SteveGrabowski

Platinum Member
Oct 20, 2014
2,857
1,178
136
Although come to think of it, my polling place opened a second line for voting in a different part of the building so that might have contributed to the shorter wait too. Don't think I have ever seen the second line in early voting, though I imagine it's open for election day. But I haven't voted on election day except in primaries.
 

alien42

Lifer
Nov 28, 2004
11,828
1,769
126
dropped my absentee ballot in an official box today, will be checking the status of it online throughout the week.

i doubt i will ever vote in person again.
 
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ch33zw1z

Lifer
Nov 4, 2004
30,439
9,383
136
Dropping off ballot today at the local town box.

Edit: I will do this as much as possible in the future. It's much easier than stressful "make it to the polls" day
 
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snoopy7548

Diamond Member
Jan 1, 2005
5,746
2,614
136
Yep. It's pretty nice when you get your ballot in the mail, and are free to fill it out at your leisure and drop it off whenever you want.
 

gothuevos

Member
Jul 28, 2010
71
3
71
I don't understand how anyone could be undecided after the last 4 years, unless they just woke up from a coma, or have been on recently returned to earth by extraterrestrials that abducted them in 1950.
Believe it or not, there are MANY voters who are fed up with both options and feel that neither candidate represents what they want.

Why do you think the pundits claim a mere "65%" voter turnout as historic...where that would be pathetic in many other countries.
 

Hindsight_2020

Junior Member
Oct 20, 2020
16
26
36
Where is the George Soros paid me to vote for his satanic Democrats option? Also, this option clearly indicates I am a cuck who loves to watch his wife get banged... even though the Right has been proven to partake in THAT particulate activity.... which makes me wonder what else is purely projection from the Right?
 
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purbeast0

Lifer
Sep 13, 2001
49,976
2,993
126
Election DateElection TypeBallot TypeStatus
11/03/2020Presidential GeneralMail-InBallot Received

My ballot has been received.

Next step is the final one where it's accepted or rejected. Once accepted it's officially counted.

Fuck Trump.
 

Lanyap

Elite Member
Dec 23, 2000
6,715
528
126
Dropped off three (me, wife & M-I-L) this morning at the local town ballot box. Only one car ahead of us. I’ll be monitoring the county voting website to make sure they all get counted.
 

hal2kilo

Lifer
Feb 24, 2009
14,745
3,196
136
dropped my absentee ballot in an official box today, will be checking the status of it online throughout the week.

i doubt i will ever vote in person again.
Our Republican Secretary of State did not seem to think we needed that option, that is obviously available if you are using the most popular mail in voting system, which I think we are using. The logos look the same on the envelopes. So I'm reduced to hope.
 

zinfamous

No Lifer
Jul 12, 2006
102,762
17,174
136
dropped off today at nearby ballot box spot. ...didn't know we can check it online; did I need to keep some sort of ID or number from the envelope or something? I'll google it...

Just heard the number is at 35million ballots cast already. That's roughly 25% of 2016?


looking at those earlier numbers, where it looks like half of registered democratic voters and 23% of unaffiliated voted, I do have concerns about all these early votes being the ones that are challenged, destroyed, and generally neglected because the fascists just reject them for "Errors"
 

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