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I just heard today that at the last general election in the UK some people had to queue for an hour with some losing out completely when the polls closed. Parliament itself is acting to ensure that all who want to vote can do so.
Wheras in the US, I think DC views it all as a big joke
keep to the Fen Causeway
Constitutionally, the responsability for elections is at the state level.
I distribute. You re-distribute. He gives your hard-earned money to lazy scroungers. -- JakeS
He said their recruiting efforts had been so successful that they had ended up with more people than they could use, and so diverted some of them to get out the vote canvassing, while his time had been spent rotating around sites doing front-line voter protection. He said it was mostly boring, but gratifying. The only down side he said, was that he only left Nevada long enough to get back to see Game 2 of the Giants at the park (like CH, he's a huge Giants fan).
It was his opinion that Obama was winning there, that the polls reflect that, and most of the Nevada-based campaign workers seem to agree. The early voting figures also seem to indicate we're winning.
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