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Voters Persist in Voting

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What, they’re not done voting yet? Fat lines reported in Williamsburg, Carroll Gardens, Flatbush, Brooklyn Heights, Park Slope — you get the idea (but not so much in Van Cortlandt Village).

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

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