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    Default Early voting results in DFW GDG

    Every county is breaking early voting records around DFW. Not just by a little.... up 30% from last year in many areas.

    Why is that?

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    People don't want to wait in lines... I think overall, as a society -- and even RTF can prove this, and EE -- we don't want to wait anymore. We want to be able to do everything right now and get it over with, esp mundane stuff.

    I think more people are involved in politics now bc of the internet... And, again, they want to vote as quickly and efficiently as possible...

    That's my guess.

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    What is scary is the article in the Jackson, MS paper yesterday. Alabama and Mississippi have several counties that have more registered voters than there are voting age residents in those counties. Makes one wonder if some of those early voters will be voting elsewhere on the 4th.
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    Another reason is that folks are just plain tired of the rhetoric. They can vote now and tune out the politicians.

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    The convenience of vote by mail or early voting in other ways precludes having to schedule a time to vote. When polling places are a 15 minute drive 1 way, lines may be long & slow moving I believe it to be the way to go. Unless you are in charge of your time, your schedule is more than likely set & doesn't allow many deviations.

    TBS - there is a dark side, stolen elections are on the upswing & little is being done to curb that tendency. Having a passel of early votes is a very attractive target for those without honesty.
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    I'd like to think that more people are interested in voting in this election and can't or do not want to wait in lines on voting day.

    I'm hoping this is a good sign for conservatives.
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    I hope ACORN is not involved.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kristie Wilder View Post
    People don't want to wait in lines... I think overall, as a society -- and even RTF can prove this, and EE -- we don't want to wait anymore. We want to be able to do everything right now and get it over with, esp mundane stuff.

    I think more people are involved in politics now bc of the internet... And, again, they want to vote as quickly and efficiently as possible...

    That's my guess.

    -K

    Funny thing is, here I have never waited more than 10 minutes or so to vote including checking in on election day. Lines for early voting here have been over three hours long!!
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    perhaps the "silent majority" has chosen not to remain silent
    Last edited by EdA; 10-28-2008 at 12:21 PM.

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    LOL, I wish they would if that IDIOT woman would be their spokesman again.

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