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RE: hum....


I'm just glad so many folks did go to the polls.  We did have a record
turnout this year.  Our township still has the old punch card method, but
there was a good deal of "educational" spots on TV urging folks to look at
their ballots before and after punching and to make sure there were no
dimple, hanging or otherwise confusing chads.  Last election, nothing really
lined up like it should, the holes did not necessarily line up with the
chads on the cards and there were at least two chads I had to take out of
the slide and punch through off the surface.  This was much better.  
I would have preferred the system Jim used.  Everything was quite orderly
and people were congenial regardless of their political bias on the whole in
the township.  

Blessings,
Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of Richard T. Apking
Sent: Wednesday, November 03, 2004 1:51 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] hum....

Hi All,

Almost hate to say that ours are paper ballots and an ebony soft lead
pencil, usually about 4 pieces of paper.  Guess that's a little ahead of
taking a colored bean and tossing it into a basket.  No line, in and out in
about 15 minutes.  Rich in Z-5 where it's supposed to freeze tonight
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <kmrsy@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, November 02, 2004 2:30 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] hum....


> Daryl, I think it depends on timing. I would guess that the majority of
> my precinct works day jobs, so there are lines before and after
> traditional work hours. I also avoided the regular lunch time. 1:30 was
> a safe bet.
>
>
> Kitty
>
> -------------- Original message -------------- 
>
> > NO line? And here I thought I got lucky that I only had to wait about 45
> > minutes and at least I got inside the building before it started
drizzling.
> > We have a new polling place with more room under cover.
> >
> > 4 years ago it was a 2 hour wait in a nasty, cold, wind-driven rain
before
> > even getting into the building.
> >
> > Daryl
> >
> >
> > > I voted about 1:30. No line.
> > > It's dreary here, but the rain stopped. So I hope more people will get
> > out and vote.
> > >
> > > Kitty
> >
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