Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Election Day

November 8 was a national day for elections in the United States. In Eagan, we only voted on members for our local school board. My wife and I voted in the Red Pine Elementary School gymnasium. How do elections work where you live?

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  1. Well, living abroad, I vote at the french consulate nearby. Internet vote will be possible soon. But there are other ways to tell politicians what I think of them.

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  2. Julie and I always request an early ballot by mail. We vote at our kitchen table. We did not have an election in our town, but yesterday Phoenix elected a new mayor -- someone who used to work for us about a dozen years ago -- and in Mesa the voters recalled and replaced the President of the Arizona Senate who was he leader of the anti-immigration movement in Arizona. It is the first time in US history that the leader of a State Legislature has been recalled.

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  3. How do elections work where «Louis» lives?
    They work Chicago-style: there is a mass resurrection from the local cemeteries, and a ghostly trail to the voting booths. This in an area which doesn't need such shenanigans as the perpetrators of this already hold the levers of power...
    (sigh)

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  4. As a Filipino expat here in the UAE, we usually vote in the Philippine consulate office or Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi.

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  5. This looks pretty informal. In West Hartford, little old ladies still usher voters into a booth, where one pulls a lever one way to close a curtain behind, marks an electronic ballot, then opens the curtains by pulling the lever in the opposite direction.

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  6. ...hmmm, to be honest, not at all ;)


    Please have a good Thursday.


    daily athens photo

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  7. They work pretty much the same here.

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  8. A rather low and sad turnout!

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  9. en France, les élections utilisent les mairies et les écoles.

    Les isoloirs pour voter sont entièrement fermés par des rideaux

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