Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 21 to 40 of 40

Thread: Do you wait in line to vote?

  1. #21
    Visually stunning but camera-shy.
    Cntrygal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    In the Black Hills
    Posts
    32,061
    Thanks
    734
    Thanked 168 Times in 107 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    111

    Re: Do you wait in line to vote?

    Our polls opened about a half hour ago, and I'm headed out to vote before heading to the campus. I'll have to post how long it took me later.
    Congratulations to the following winners of the 2013 Official BZ Predictions Contest!!!
    1st: IlluminatusUIUC (12 games correctly predicted)
    2nd: elltrain22, MST3KBillsfan, SabreEleven, and The Natrix (10 games correctly predicted)
    3rd: Night Train (Ending record correctly predicted)

    2013 Predictions

    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    For news, articles and other "stuff"... BillsZone.com

  2. #22
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Cranford, NJ
    Posts
    20,714
    Thanks
    746
    Thanked 4,070 Times in 2,031 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    74

    Re: Do you wait in line to vote?

    It was funny listening to a woman on the morning NYC news complaining about waiting a half hour to vote on the upper East Side while in other parts of the city people are waiting hours after losing everything.

  3. #23
    Acid Douching Asswipe OpIv37's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Location
    Baltimore, MD
    Posts
    78,799
    Thanks
    5,979
    Thanked 11,062 Times in 5,357 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    221

    Re: Do you wait in line to vote?

    I tried to vote this morning. Took me about 10 min to find parking and then it was an hour wait. It was already 8:30- throw in the drive and I wouldn't have gotten to work until 10. And I had a conf call at 9:30.

    So, looks like I have to go back on my way home. *sigh.

  4. #24
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Albany, NY
    Posts
    2,899
    Thanks
    600
    Thanked 1,901 Times in 986 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    20

    Re: Do you wait in line to vote?

    I voted at 7 AM (Up early, since I usually sleep until 9 but I was too fired up & ready to go) there were 3 voters in there & one was done & was talking to the people signing us in and giving us the voting sheets. Took a couple of minutes. I checked & in my suburban town we have 31 districts with 21 polling places. Those include places like churches, schools, firehouses & libraries. There's even one place in an apartment complex. Why can't it be that way in states like Ohio & Florida where people are waiting virtually a complete work day to vote? When I see the long lines on the news, all I can say is : I Love NY.

  5. #25
    Acid Douching Asswipe OpIv37's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Location
    Baltimore, MD
    Posts
    78,799
    Thanks
    5,979
    Thanked 11,062 Times in 5,357 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    221

    Re: Do you wait in line to vote?

    Voting opened at 7 and the polling place is probably a half mile from our house, maybe slightly more. I should have gotten there right at 7 but I just can't get my lazy ass up that early.

  6. #26
    Too sober for this... mysticsoto's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Location
    rochester, ny
    Posts
    30,912
    Thanks
    6,570
    Thanked 3,034 Times in 1,983 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    84

    Re: Do you wait in line to vote?

    Voted already around 8:45 AM. No lines...no waits...in and out real fast!

  7. #27
    Acid Douching Asswipe OpIv37's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Location
    Baltimore, MD
    Posts
    78,799
    Thanks
    5,979
    Thanked 11,062 Times in 5,357 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    221

    Re: Do you wait in line to vote?

    I knew these referendums were going to screw up the process here.

    Here is the sample ballot, 12 ****ing pages:

    http://www.elections.state.md.us/ele..._proofs/03.pdf

  8. #28
    Democrats are people too imbondz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2003
    Location
    specifically located in the Milky Way
    Posts
    23,542
    Thanks
    2,252
    Thanked 1,873 Times in 1,073 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    77

    Re: Do you wait in line to vote?

    took about 10 minutes if that.
    My faith doesn’t make me perfect, it makes me forgiven.


  9. #29
    Registered User Ed's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Location
    Denver, CO
    Posts
    5,650
    Thanks
    211
    Thanked 1,337 Times in 737 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    27

    Re: Do you wait in line to vote?

    I voted in Denver County today at around 8:00 AM and there was only one person in front of me. I was in and out in about 10 minutes.

  10. #30
    Legendary Zoner trapezeus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2004
    Location
    NYC
    Posts
    19,235
    Thanks
    4,053
    Thanked 3,221 Times in 1,829 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    58

    Re: Do you wait in line to vote?

    waited over an hour. but nyc is different this year. you can essentially vote whereever you want since you've most likely been displaced. everything goes through a affadavit position.

    Presidential elections have always had long lines in NYC. 2008 i wanted an hour. this year i waited longer. and the scanners went down...and some of hte workers were bickering with each other. very stressful election for some.

  11. #31
    Historian's 50th Season of following Bills Football! Historian 50's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2002
    Location
    Upstairs
    Posts
    35,429
    Thanks
    9,876
    Thanked 7,476 Times in 3,861 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    131

    Re: Do you wait in line to vote?

    Funny how people will bitch about waiting in a line for 30 minutes to vote, yet have no problem camping outside over night for a phone...

  12. Post thanked by:

    Albany,n.y. (11-06-2012),Cntrygal (11-06-2012),Dr. Lecter (11-06-2012),Mouldsie (11-06-2012),mysticsoto (11-06-2012),YardRat (11-06-2012)

  13. #32
    LETS GO BLUE!
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Posts
    20,348
    Thanks
    4,370
    Thanked 6,161 Times in 4,439 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    48

    Re: Do you wait in line to vote?

    took 15 minutes, but that was because i was making sure i was reading the proposals at the end right.

    last night, a girl knocked on my door and said "please vote for my mom so she can keep her job." and handed me a pamphlet. i thought to myself.. what a load of bull****. using your kid like that. but i wished her and her dad who was with her best of luck in the elections. i called my mom and told her the story. my mom told me that the family may lose their house, and that was desperation by them to pull at your heart strings like that. i went through the ballot and voted for her first. im a pussy like that.
    It's coming...

  14. #33
    Registered User TigerJ's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Bath, NY
    Posts
    17,722
    Thanks
    90
    Thanked 533 Times in 308 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    70

    Re: Do you wait in line to vote?

    No line where I voted. I hate the paper ballots though. The old automatic voting machines were so much easier. Plus, my father-in-law made them.
    I've made up my mind. Don't confuse me with the facts.

    A wise man doesn't waste effort telling the world he's wise. If it's true, it will be self-evident.

  15. Post thanked by:

    YardRat (11-06-2012)

  16. #34
    Registered User DraftBoy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Atlanta
    Posts
    77,396
    Thanks
    2,183
    Thanked 8,628 Times in 4,889 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    199

    Re: Do you wait in line to vote?

    No wait, except for the bitchy poll worker who made me listen to her instructions about how it was illegal to have your cell phone on while voting, which it is not by the way.
    COMING SOON...
    Quote Originally Posted by Dr.Lecter
    We were both drunk and Hillary did not look that bad at 2 AM, I swear!!!!!!

  17. #35
    What's a Bieber? Dr. Lecter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Location
    Parts Unknown, Weight Unknown
    Posts
    59,474
    Thanks
    7,683
    Thanked 8,922 Times in 4,205 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    255

    Re: Do you wait in line to vote?

    I voted about 7:30. No wait at all, except when they made let them look up my address to make sure I was voting at the table (two districts in my polling place) only to find out that after 16 years I do, in fact, know that I vote at 2-7.

    I plan on voting again after work and see if there is a wait that time.
    Quote Originally Posted by mysticsoto
    Lecter is right in everything he said.

  18. #36
    Preschoolmini-douche Downinfloflo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Posts
    2,408
    Thanks
    227
    Thanked 1,383 Times in 833 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    9

    Re: Do you wait in line to vote?

    I'm in south fl took me 3 hours and 33 minutes.

  19. Post thanked by:

    Albany,n.y. (11-06-2012)

  20. #37
    Acid Douching Asswipe OpIv37's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Location
    Baltimore, MD
    Posts
    78,799
    Thanks
    5,979
    Thanked 11,062 Times in 5,357 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    221

    Re: Do you wait in line to vote?

    Quote Originally Posted by OpIv37 View Post
    I tried to vote this morning. Took me about 10 min to find parking and then it was an hour wait. It was already 8:30- throw in the drive and I wouldn't have gotten to work until 10. And I had a conf call at 9:30.

    So, looks like I have to go back on my way home. *sigh.
    Went back after work. No line. I was in and out in 10 minutes.

  21. #38
    It's soooo embarrassing YardRat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    A hole in your wall.
    Posts
    53,612
    Thanks
    10,395
    Thanked 11,357 Times in 6,368 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    155

    Re: Do you wait in line to vote?

    Myself, wife and oldest son walked in and out in about five minutes. No wait, right to the district table, to the desk, to the booth and out. I have to go to a different location now, about 10 minutes down the road, after they folded the old one that was one minute around the corner.
    There's battle lines being drawn...Nobody's right if everybody's wrong
    We better stop...Hey, what's that sound? Everybody look - what's going down?

  22. #39
    Visually stunning but camera-shy.
    Cntrygal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    In the Black Hills
    Posts
    32,061
    Thanks
    734
    Thanked 168 Times in 107 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    111

    Re: Do you wait in line to vote?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cntrygal View Post
    Our polls opened about a half hour ago, and I'm headed out to vote before heading to the campus. I'll have to post how long it took me later.
    9 minutes!!!

  23. #40
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Albany, NY
    Posts
    2,899
    Thanks
    600
    Thanked 1,901 Times in 986 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    20

    Re: Do you wait in line to vote?

    Quote Originally Posted by Downinfloflo View Post
    I'm in south fl took me 3 hours and 33 minutes.
    Thank you and all the people in Florida & Ohio who tolerated the long lines.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •