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Mon Oct 22, 2018, 12:52 PM Oct 2018

I voted today in Dallas

TX-33 - Voted at 9 AM in NW Dallas, a Dem district with a Dem congressman (Marc Vessay). First day of early voting, and at 9 AM, I had to wait in line. There must have been about 30 voting booths. While I was in there, more and more people arrived. So there was always a waiting line of about 5 or 6 people. While I waited in line, I remarked: Wow there's already a line at 9am on Monday. That's a good sign. The people waiting in line with me, smiled and nodded yes.

Naturally, I voted straight Dem. I was really surprised that so many of the District Judge slots were unopposed with only a Dem. I thought: Damn! I should have run to be a judge in the primary. Oh well ----

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I voted today in Dallas (Original Post) vlyons Oct 2018 OP
Do you like beer? ret5hd Oct 2018 #1
Oh yes! vlyons Oct 2018 #2
You're qualified! ret5hd Oct 2018 #3
I voted in NE Tarrant Co today and... DontBooVote Oct 2018 #4


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4. I voted in NE Tarrant Co today and...
Mon Oct 22, 2018, 07:54 PM
Oct 2018

Wow, what a turnout! I helped out several candidates handing out push cards and asking for votes for our stable of awesome Democratic candidates in TX-24, Texas House 92, and Texas Senate 9. And, of course Beto!

I worked two poll locations and both experienced a brisk and steady stream of voters and my personal observations at one of those locations lead me to estimate 2 Democrats for every 1 republican. The majority seemed to be driven primarily by support for Beto and benefitting down-ticket Dems.

I feel exhilarated by what I saw today and I am currently celebrating a very encouraging day here in NE Tarrant, TX!


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