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peace13 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-24-06 08:51 AM
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10. In my county in Ohio
if you walk in to the BOE between now and election day you can vote early. The ballot is paper! That is where I will be headed. I think the reaction you received is truly weird. I imagine they were supposed to get you paper if you asked for it otherwise they would have told you that all voting was electronic. That sucks! Peace, Kim
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  -my voting experience in Texas yesterday movie_girl99  Oct-24-06 08:09 AM   #0 
  - Not sure about the legality, but I would worry about your vote  Ian_rd   Oct-24-06 08:14 AM   #1 
  - They still have election judges from all parties watching over things  Toots   Oct-24-06 08:29 AM   #3 
  - I think it depends on the state. In Arkansas, we are being asked if we  sinkingfeeling   Oct-24-06 08:22 AM   #2 
  - I'd like to know, too. I didn't know Texans had the option to ask  babylonsister   Oct-24-06 08:31 AM   #4 
  - In my county, we do  WolverineDG   Oct-24-06 10:40 AM   #25 
     - Wow. Then I'm definitely going to at least ask for paper, loudly!  babylonsister   Oct-24-06 11:23 AM   #26 
     - Just doin' my job, ma'am  WolverineDG   Oct-24-06 11:44 AM   #27 
     - I am going to ask too! And loudly! I don't know if we in Bexar Co.  Blue State Native   Oct-24-06 11:53 AM   #28 
     - The election judges should be forced to ask every voter  pabsungenis   Oct-24-06 07:39 PM   # 
     - The election judges should be forced to ask every voter  pabsungenis   Oct-24-06 07:39 PM   #34 
        - How about 'Paper or Vapor?'  WatchWhatISay   Oct-25-06 02:45 AM   #47 
     - If you ask for paper,  tammywammy   Oct-24-06 08:02 PM   #36 
        - According to what I heard last night, it is not considered..  rainbow4321   Oct-24-06 08:33 PM   #41 
           - Thanks.  Reciprocity   Oct-25-06 11:14 AM   #54 
           - Thanks for the clarification. n/t  tammywammy   Oct-25-06 03:49 PM   #55 
  - drip by drip, how can we stop the flow? 1-866-our-vote tell them  jarnocan   Oct-24-06 08:36 AM   #5 
  - I would not give in so easy.  cyclezealot   Oct-24-06 08:40 AM   #6 
  - We have the same problem in FL  magellan   Oct-24-06 08:43 AM   #7 
  - I'm going to vote in Ellis County later today-I'll let you know how it goes..:)  w8liftinglady   Oct-24-06 08:45 AM   #8 
  - Don't let it go. Make some phonecalls. n/t  IanDB1   Oct-24-06 08:47 AM   #9 
  - In my county in Ohio  peace13   Oct-24-06 08:51 AM   #10 
  - I don't know but those poll workers seem to be not acquainted  alyce douglas   Oct-24-06 08:57 AM   #11 
  - That's true but  Yupster   Oct-24-06 09:48 AM   #16 
  - In what county do you live?  theHandpuppet   Oct-24-06 08:57 AM   #12 
  - I live in Denton County n/t  movie_girl99   Oct-24-06 09:13 AM   #13 
     - Then those poll workers just broke the law!!!  theHandpuppet   Oct-24-06 09:53 AM   #17 
        - I just called one of the numbers above  movie_girl99   Oct-24-06 10:26 AM   #23 
           - You're very welcome -- thank you for reporting this problem!  theHandpuppet   Oct-24-06 10:28 AM   #24 
  - Ignorance  Doctor Panacea   Oct-24-06 09:18 AM   #14 
  - I did think about that later  movie_girl99   Oct-24-06 09:35 AM   #15 
     - Doesn't matter  theHandpuppet   Oct-24-06 10:04 AM   #21 
        - exactly. Ignorance is not a valid excuse.  GloriaSmith   Oct-24-06 12:02 PM   #30 
  - "What Every Texan Needs to Know About Elections in Texas"  quiet.american   Oct-24-06 09:56 AM   #18 
  - Those poll workers broke the law and should be reported  theHandpuppet   Oct-24-06 09:59 AM   #19 
  - Is there a comprehensive site  plcdude   Oct-24-06 10:02 AM   #20 
  - Here's a link site I posted in post #17 of this thread  theHandpuppet   Oct-24-06 10:06 AM   #22 
  - wow! who knew we Texans had so many voting rights??!?  GloriaSmith   Oct-24-06 11:55 AM   #29 
  - I didn't know that law was on the books anywhere myself!  quiet.american   Oct-24-06 03:39 PM   #33 
  - Great Post  tammywammy   Oct-24-06 08:01 PM   #35 
  - In Ellis County-exclusively paper ballots..and a good turnout so far!  w8liftinglady   Oct-24-06 01:00 PM   #31 
  - Me too!  WolverineDG   Oct-25-06 06:40 AM   #51 
  - Kicking because I'm waiting to hear...  theHandpuppet   Oct-24-06 02:24 PM   #32 
  - Disgusting  SouthernBelle82   Oct-24-06 08:04 PM   #37 
  - I had a similar experience back in 2004  derby378   Oct-24-06 08:04 PM   #38 
  - I am an election judge in Harris County, TX (Houston)  TexasLawyer   Oct-24-06 08:10 PM   #39 
  - Thank you.  Reciprocity   Oct-24-06 08:41 PM   #42 
  - How does this jive with the law?  theHandpuppet   Oct-25-06 06:08 AM   #49 
  - Perhaps you could explain this for us? (Harris County voting irregularities)  theHandpuppet   Oct-25-06 06:18 AM   #50 
  - Collin County has printed 10,000 paper ballots  rainbow4321   Oct-24-06 08:28 PM   #40 
  - DO NOT VOTE EARLY IN TX  snot   Oct-24-06 09:40 PM   #43 
  - i KNEW i had heard that. Help--  RareLubbockDem   Oct-24-06 09:53 PM   #44 
  - I like early voting  TexasLawyer   Oct-25-06 12:32 AM   #45 
  - You can check your registration in advance in other ways --  snot   Oct-25-06 10:52 PM   #56 
  - CHECK YOUR COUNTY  WolverineDG   Oct-25-06 06:42 AM   #52 
  - Here's some important info....  MagickMuffin   Oct-25-06 01:24 AM   #46 
  - Our electronic voting machines come w/ paper trails  sakabatou   Oct-25-06 02:51 AM   #48 
  - K & R for Transparent Democracy nm  texpatriot2004   Oct-25-06 07:29 AM   #53 
 

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