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The Voting Thread - Now with POLL

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Have you voted and how?

  • Mail-In

    Votes: 32 23.0%
  • Drop-off Ballot

    Votes: 48 34.5%
  • Early-Voting in Person

    Votes: 28 20.1%
  • In Person on Election Day

    Votes: 26 18.7%
  • Not Voting

    Votes: 5 3.6%

  • Total voters
    139

ch33zw1z

Lifer
Nov 4, 2004
31,510
10,273
146
My wife and I just dropped off our ballots to the ballot box.

We had to request replacements. Online tracking showed the originals were sent but never arrived. Interestingly, the second set did arrive but mine was in the same envelope as my wife's. I ended up printing mine online and destroying the second ballot.

Man, this is all weird.....
What state?
 

MtnMan

Diamond Member
Jul 27, 2004
4,957
3,058
136
Listening to the police scanner, they were just dispatched to the Board of Elections, which is in a free standing building, for a woman in the parking lot with a bullhorn trying to intimidate voters and cussing. It is actually illegal to be in the parking lot, unless you are turning in ballots.

This not an early voting site, but where voters can turn-in their absentee ballots.

And it is pouring the rain, with almost an inch since 8 AM.
 

K1052

Lifer
Aug 21, 2003
35,623
9,242
136
Travis county now at 102% of 2016 turnout. 57% of total registered voters have cast ballots.
 

Fenixgoon

Lifer
Jun 30, 2003
27,330
2,177
126
Now at 109%. Total turnout 61% of registered voters.

Texas has crossed 100% of 2016 turnout. One more day of early voting to go then E day.
all my austin friends on facebook are urging everyone to vote, which is good :)

my vote counts a little less this year since i moved to MD. ah well, still happy to cast my ballot for biden today!
 
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Fenixgoon

Lifer
Jun 30, 2003
27,330
2,177
126
Out to vote in my tiny little town and there's a nice line. Very encouraged! Not that it really matters since MD is blue but seeing voter engagement is good regardless
 

hal2kilo

Lifer
Feb 24, 2009
15,898
4,021
136
Out to vote in my tiny little town and there's a nice line. Very encouraged! Not that it really matters since MD is blue but seeing voter engagement is good regardless
Aren't you really strangely purpleish? I mean, first Michael Steele, and now your current governor. I know, at least you guys elect sane Republicans.
 

Fenixgoon

Lifer
Jun 30, 2003
27,330
2,177
126
Aren't you really strangely purpleish? I mean, first Michael Steele, and now your current governor. I know, at least you guys elect sane Republicans.
Yeah MD is a weird mix. Republican governor, mostly democrat state legislature
 

hal2kilo

Lifer
Feb 24, 2009
15,898
4,021
136
Dropped ours off, got a text from somoma County today saying they were accepted.
Well, I discovered I was wrong. I did not know you could check your registration status and that your ballet has been accepted. Checks on both counts. Where's my "I voted" sticker!
Accepted 10/19.
 
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MtnMan

Diamond Member
Jul 27, 2004
4,957
3,058
136
My county 63% of registered voters have cast their ballot. This is 93% of the 2016 turnout. 2 more days of early voting remain.
 
Nov 29, 2006
14,511
2,247
126
I advanced voted yesterday in my KS county. Was one person in front of us at about 5pm, open until 7:30pm currently. Was in and out in about 5 minutes. But voting Dem in KS is kind of a losing battle for pres. Stupid EC.
 

vi edit

Elite Member
Super Moderator
Oct 28, 1999
61,000
4,538
126
Dropped in ballot box yesterday morning, confirmed last night they were received.
 

MrSquished

Diamond Member
Jan 14, 2013
8,380
3,689
136
Dropped my ballot off in NJ on 10/9 and it was received a couple days later but still just showing received and not accepted. In NJ they started counting ballots last Saturday, I'm a little concerned
 

MtnMan

Diamond Member
Jul 27, 2004
4,957
3,058
136
Dropped my ballot off in NJ on 10/9 and it was received a couple days later but still just showing received and not accepted. In NJ they started counting ballots last Saturday, I'm a little concerned
Do you have the option of voting in person, if it is not accepted by 11/3?
In NC, in person voting is allowed if your previous ballot was lost in the mail, or rejected for some reason.
 

MrSquished

Diamond Member
Jan 14, 2013
8,380
3,689
136
Do you have the option of voting in person, if it is not accepted by 11/3?
In NC, in person voting is allowed if your previous ballot was lost in the mail, or rejected for some reason.
I can do a provisional ballot in person on the 3rd but we were an all mail-in ballot state this year due to our governor, which I disagreed with him on.
 

SteveGrabowski

Diamond Member
Oct 20, 2014
3,213
1,670
136
I advanced voted yesterday in my KS county. Was one person in front of us at about 5pm, open until 7:30pm currently. Was in and out in about 5 minutes. But voting Dem in KS is kind of a losing battle for pres. Stupid EC.
Tell me, I'm in Texas (San Antonio area). Though what looked like 2 1/2 hour long lines the first week of early voting gives me a slight hope here. Took me about 20 minutes to get through the line and up to the counter for my ballot when I voted on the 19th. Hope Harris County got a lot of votes last night from Bun-B's concert at the drive through voting site (Bun-B is one of my favorite rappers of all time, from the group UGK)

 

VashHT

Platinum Member
Feb 1, 2007
2,495
89
91
Ended up voting early today, only took me maybe ~30 minutes even though I had to register at my new address. Was kind of surprised at the number of old people voting in person, thought a lot of them would stick to mail in this election.
 

Homerboy

Lifer
Mar 1, 2000
29,160
2,869
126
I dunno where else to post this:

NEW: Blowing past 9 million ballots cast, Texas has now SURPASSED its 2016 vote total with four days to go until Election Day.
 

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