Tuesday, November 04, 2008

How long does it take you to vote?

Someone complained that in their large community, they had to stand in line, and it took 2 hours to vote!

Hmphhhfff - not here, in our small town. We walk right in, no lines, visit with the ladies at the table, "how's your Mom?", "congratulations that your son won the game", etc., vote, and then get to visit more of your friends for 2 hours!

There are wonderful advantages to living in a small town. 8-)

12 comments:

em's scrapbag said...

I agree I love my small town!

Mary said...

I voted in Downtown Minneapolis and didn't have to wait at all - of course, no one knew me but that's OK too!

Paula said...

I live in Houston and it took me about 10 minutes to vote. Two of my adult children are working the polls today and they have had steady trickles of voters, no major lines....maybe it's because Texas is not a swing state.

Joyce said...

You said it! IT was the same here when we voted last month. I like to visit big cities but wouldn't want to live there.

dot said...

I took a new voter today and it took her about 15 minutes.

Exuberant Color said...

It took me 10 minutes to walk to the polling place from home, no line, voted in less than 5 minutes. I agree small towns are the best.

Sue R said...

Same here, small town, only one person ahead of me in line. And I'm not watching any election coverage tonight because I'm so tired of it. I'll read in the newspapers tomorrow morning, and then probably cry in my cereal!

The Faerie Queen said...

Small towns are best, no rush and no fast lane.
And I am very curious as to what will happen over the next year as you now have a new president.
I'm from the UK.

Lynn said...

We vote in a fire station in a tiny town with only a couple of businesses and less than 200 people. Bet there are not too many voting places that had farm trucks sitting outside while the drivers voted! I was dressed in my "grain cart" driving duds too as it was back to the field for me after I cast my vote.

Shasta said...

Living in the big city, I was able to say "your face looks familiar!" to bunches of people!

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Evelyn aka Starfishy said...

My small town even had snacks! You can see our old-fashioned (over 100 years old) ballot box on my blog - it is really neat! Voting went very fast, but then again - it did take 2 days of driving each way...