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I took time from several friends coming down with Covid and the loss of my brother - but today my wife and I stood in the rain and voted - no matter what you believe in - please make your voice heard and counted.




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Jackie C.

Voted at the city clerk's office two weeks ago Thursday.


Also, had to move this to a more appropriate topic area. Sorry 'bout that but rules are rules. I went with general because this thread is non-partisan in any way. It's just, "Please do your civic duty." I'll move it again if it gets political.



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I voted in our municipal elections last week.  They had online voting, and it was pretty painless.  I had to talk to the returning officer and send a copy of my name change certificate, to get my name updated on the voting register.


Definitely get out there and vote, y'all.

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@Jackie C. Thank you... I don't get much response when I open it up to general?topics but?as you say rules am rules.

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I just got my ballots the other day. Yes. Ballots...plural. Despite talking to several people in Everett headquarters for our county, they still keep sending me one ballot with my birth name and one with my correct name. This nonsense has continued since June 2019 when I officially changed it with the county headquarters.

Susan R🌷

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I wonder if the same thing will happen to me? Scratches head!

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Jackie C.

Weird. I just got the one and it's got my correct name on it. I hadn't requested one with my deadname before though. The polling place is really close (I mean I can walk there), so if we weren't in the middle of a pandemic I'd be voting in person.



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I am so glad to see the outpouring of responses to voting. It is so important no matter who you vote for just do your civic duty and vote.

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We mailed ours in and they were received 2 days later






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@Charlize as a brief aside I love the knotted scarf.  A classic look!  


I'll be voting in person in my small town.  



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Totally agree with Jani - I love the look and I love the hair - gosh wish mine were fuller like yours - yours and Jani's a absolutely feminine and beautiful..

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Voted last week on the first day.   There was a pretty big crowd there, long line.

I wore a skirt etc. to make a statement I suppose.  Made it home in one piece.   Now I just hope I don't get sick.

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1 hour ago, Jani said:

@Charlize as a brief aside I love the knotted scarf.  A classic look!  

Absolutely love that look and the picture :)


Big Canadian Hugs 


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I guess I will show my age, but the first time I voted was in 1968. I have voted in every election since and will be voting in this election as well. Like some of you, I will do it in person as I live in a very small community and could probably walk to the voting place if I wanted to.




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Amen - it's our most sacred duty and what makes us free - as long as we demand our rights.

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Heather Nicole

Put my ballot in the mail this morning. First I've ever voted absentee. Was daunting figuring out how, but I guess I managed (with some help).


I really liked that doing it this way, I could see the entire ballot before voting. It gave me a very easy way to find everything up for vote, and all the choices for each, and still be able research them before voting (especially helpful for judges, because all you get is a few names, none of whom I'd ever heard of before.)


I'm sure there are ways of researching all that ahead-of-time for in-person voting, but I'd never quite managed to find out how. (Maybe it's just me and Douglas Adams, but anything governmental can seem to be so very...chapter 1 of Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.)

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Jackie C.

Yeah, I really enjoyed the ability to look things up online if I was curious about a particular candidate's positions and voting record. That was really helpful. Especially with some of the more esoteric candidates like judges and college positions. Much better than guessing.



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not every day you get to use the word esoteric .... I love it.....

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