Turnout also remains heavy in the real America, as shown by an old lady in a lawn chair in Louisiana, a “flood” of voters in Connecticut, hastily-deputized new poll workers in Western Pennsylvania, and lines in the rain in Utah.
Different story in Texas, though. “I waited in line exactly 0 minutes as voter 161 at my poll today,” reports Mike Orren. He attributes it to early voting.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on November 4, 2008