Just got back from poll voting at Seattle's McGilvra School. At 7 a.m., we parked next to a McCain/Palin house about two blocks away (who said Madison Park isn't diverse!) and walked to the polling place in the grade school gym. It was a real contrast to the primary. It was a ghost town in August — everyone must have been mail-voting from Sun Valley. Today, there were a dozen booths and an electronic voting station. There were voters and lines of two or three people at each booth, plus lots of people coming in. The waits weren't too long, maybe 15 minutes or so, but people were going through their ballots slowly, thanks in part to the eight King County Charter Amendments which ask voters to approve of everything but paint color swatches (Cayenne or Tatami tan?) for Ron Sims' new office.
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