As noted last week, I spent Tuesday as moderator of a local polling place and I was subsequently drafted to serve as a head moderator for the town. What the second job means is that when you see "12 of 12 precincts reporting" on an elections results map, that was me doing the reporting. Fascinating stuff, and happily we had a pretty uneventful day.
One thing that was interesting: a rather large number of voters from both sides of the aisles arrived ready to cast a ballot but were "unaffilated" (i.e., not a member of either party, and our state has closed primaries). Lots of diappointment at both ends of the political spectrum: most of the disappointed were Bernie and Trump supporters. I only know this because they're the type of voters who are eager to let you know who they're supporting.
So what's today's picture? This was my view for 16 straight hours on Tuesday: an elementary school gymnasium with a bake sale just outside the door. Democracy!
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