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Have you voted yet?

Postby Michael Patrick » Tue Apr 01, 2008 11:24 am

I was #18 at my polling place at 7:07 this morning. My wife was #79 about an hour later...

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Postby EastSideTom » Tue Apr 01, 2008 11:28 am

Big difference in turnout compared to February. At East High school at 10:45am, they hadn't even cracked 100 yet...I was #89.

If you can't be bothered to vote, you lose your right to bitch.

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Postby das_conservator » Tue Apr 01, 2008 11:36 am

what if you dont like any of the options?


or are you one of those "vote for who can win not what you want" type of people?


i agree people should vote, but i feel it more important for people to have something to vote for, not just some feel good legislation with absurd hidden riders attached that give the end result the politicians intended.

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Postby Michael Patrick » Tue Apr 01, 2008 11:39 am

das_conservator wrote:what if you dont like any of the options?


or are you one of those "vote for who can win not what you want" type of people?


i agree people should vote, but i feel it more important for people to have something to vote for, not just some feel good legislation with absurd hidden riders attached that give the end result the politicians intended.


Let's see... On today's ballot there was the Supreme Court race and the so-called Frankenstein veto. Either of those have the potential to hugely affect people in this state.

Is that good enough for you to drag your ass to the polls?

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Postby Mister_A_In_Madison » Tue Apr 01, 2008 1:06 pm

#25 at 7:30 a.m.

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Postby depinmad » Tue Apr 01, 2008 1:12 pm

is this a daily page april fools joke?
if you click on their spring elections link:

More Information:
Who's running:

Madison mayor: Dave Cieslewicz vs. Ray Allen
Fitchburg mayor: Tom Clauder vs. Jeff Nytes
State Supreme Court:
Annette Ziegler vs. Linda Clifford
14 contested races for Madison city council
3 seats on the Madison School Board

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Postby aaronetc » Tue Apr 01, 2008 2:49 pm

#70 at about quarter after ten. With one real race, one referendum and (I think) seven people running unopposed, I can see why people in my ward might not bother to show up.

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Postby DedeTate » Tue Apr 01, 2008 3:09 pm

#247 at about 11:30

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Postby hi, i'm new here » Tue Apr 01, 2008 4:06 pm

#182 @ gates of heaven on gorham - 3:30pm.

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Postby Dodge » Tue Apr 01, 2008 4:51 pm

#303 at Ward 27 at 12:44pm

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Postby Thusnelda » Tue Apr 01, 2008 5:55 pm

#405 at central library, 5:15 PM or so. Traffic was picking up with the after-work crowd.

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Postby magic moose » Tue Apr 01, 2008 6:13 pm

#247 (Ward 12)

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Postby Aubrey McFate » Tue Apr 01, 2008 6:27 pm

#343 at 6:00pm, Chavez Elementary

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Postby Dulouz » Tue Apr 01, 2008 6:33 pm

615 at 5:30 p.m. in Marquette. Looks like Butler loses. Too bad he wasn't as cool and flashy as Obama. . . .

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Postby Sideshow Bob » Tue Apr 01, 2008 7:03 pm

Dulouz wrote: Looks like Butler loses.


Curious, how do you figure? The only poll I've seen had Butler up by 8 points. Granted, that poll was a few weeks ago but in my best assessment based upon my own observations from wispolitics and online papers from around the state is that Gableman was hit hard with unfavorable press coverage over the pass two weeks due to his sleazy campaign. I'm predicting a lower turn out helps Butler and he wins by 2 points, 51-49%.

And I was number 110 at my precinct.


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