Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Voting in a small town
Like everyone who watches the news or listens to NPR, recently I'd heard numerous reports of the incredible lines of people going into polling places. They were recounting waiting times of up to four hours to get in to vote in numerous states. I applaud everyone who waited for hours just to register their political opinion. However, it did cause me to smile when I arrived at our Washington Township polling place. I parked in front of the Tabernacle Baptist Church, walked (approx. 30') into the Columbia Community Center, chatted with my great aunt and uncle (poll monitors for the Reps), kissed my spouse (poll monitor for the Dems), voted and walked out in under 15 minutes. I love small towns!