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Re: Let the conspiracy theories begin...
« Reply #60 on: November 04, 2012, 07:34:35 PM »

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Did someone mention Florida debacle? Looks like they're at it again.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/orange-county-early-voting_n_2072634.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/florida-early-voting_n_2073119.html

It's disgusting that either party would mess with our constitutional right to vote, but this is becoming a pattern in florida for the republicans. In most other countries, citizens would not stand for this sort of treatment, they would protest and riot.

Re: Let the conspiracy theories begin...
« Reply #61 on: November 04, 2012, 07:40:48 PM »

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Did someone mention Florida debacle? Looks like they're at it again.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/orange-county-early-voting_n_2072634.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/florida-early-voting_n_2073119.html

It's disgusting that either party would mess with our constitutional right to vote, but this is becoming a pattern in florida for the republicans. In most other countries, citizens would not stand for this sort of treatment, they would protest and riot.

I'm confused.  If the law sets certain dates / times for voting, why should those dates / times be ignored?

That's the type of stuff we should be rioting?  Election officials following the rule of law?


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Re: Let the conspiracy theories begin...
« Reply #62 on: November 04, 2012, 08:07:30 PM »

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Did someone mention Florida debacle? Looks like they're at it again.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/orange-county-early-voting_n_2072634.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/florida-early-voting_n_2073119.html

It's disgusting that either party would mess with our constitutional right to vote, but this is becoming a pattern in florida for the republicans. In most other countries, citizens would not stand for this sort of treatment, they would protest and riot.

I'm confused.  If the law sets certain dates / times for voting, why should those dates / times be ignored?

That's the type of stuff we should be rioting?  Election officials following the rule of law?

Not properly staffing the voting centers, which results in people waiting in lines for 9 hours to vote, and then telling them that the polls are closing is the type of stuff people in other countries generally riot about. Especially when the majority of early voters are from the party that is not in charge of the local rules.

Re: Let the conspiracy theories begin...
« Reply #63 on: November 04, 2012, 08:09:07 PM »

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Did someone mention Florida debacle? Looks like they're at it again.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/orange-county-early-voting_n_2072634.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/florida-early-voting_n_2073119.html

It's disgusting that either party would mess with our constitutional right to vote, but this is becoming a pattern in florida for the republicans. In most other countries, citizens would not stand for this sort of treatment, they would protest and riot.

I'm confused.  If the law sets certain dates / times for voting, why should those dates / times be ignored?

That's the type of stuff we should be rioting?  Election officials following the rule of law?
I think the point is that the Republican lawmakers and governor created laws to limit the amount of early voting days from 14 to 9 which precipitated some of the long lines and people not getting to vote early. They did it because stats show that democrats are more likely to early vote than Republicans.

Just because the lawmakers created a law that limited voting rights due to partisan politics does not mean it was the will of the people.

Now I don't think there is a need to riot. Simply vote those bozos out of office. And if it means having to go vote on Tuesday to do it rather than voting early, then do it.

Re: Let the conspiracy theories begin...
« Reply #64 on: November 04, 2012, 08:33:04 PM »

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Did someone mention Florida debacle? Looks like they're at it again.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/orange-county-early-voting_n_2072634.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/florida-early-voting_n_2073119.html

It's disgusting that either party would mess with our constitutional right to vote, but this is becoming a pattern in florida for the republicans. In most other countries, citizens would not stand for this sort of treatment, they would protest and riot.

I'm confused.  If the law sets certain dates / times for voting, why should those dates / times be ignored?

That's the type of stuff we should be rioting?  Election officials following the rule of law?

Not properly staffing the voting centers, which results in people waiting in lines for 9 hours to vote, and then telling them that the polls are closing is the type of stuff people in other countries generally riot about. Especially when the majority of early voters are from the party that is not in charge of the local rules.
Not sure where this is happening in Florida and I have a hard time taking the left wing Huff Po stuff seriously. I have been a registered voter in south Florida for over 35 years while living between two counties. Voting precincts have changed due to redistricting and the waiting lines vary some.

I have never seen or heard of a time when voting took more than an hour or so, even in West Palm Beach which is very close to my home. This year I voted early (again) in a large precinct near my job and it took about 10 minutes. There where even free busses coming in from different areas.

My sister lives in Orlando and is very active politically and she has never described this sort of situation. She would be very loud about it and militant I am sure.

Sorry, I have to say bologna sandwich on this.
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Re: Let the conspiracy theories begin...
« Reply #65 on: November 04, 2012, 08:55:18 PM »

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Did someone mention Florida debacle? Looks like they're at it again.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/orange-county-early-voting_n_2072634.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/florida-early-voting_n_2073119.html

It's disgusting that either party would mess with our constitutional right to vote, but this is becoming a pattern in florida for the republicans. In most other countries, citizens would not stand for this sort of treatment, they would protest and riot.

I'm confused.  If the law sets certain dates / times for voting, why should those dates / times be ignored?

That's the type of stuff we should be rioting?  Election officials following the rule of law?

Not properly staffing the voting centers, which results in people waiting in lines for 9 hours to vote, and then telling them that the polls are closing is the type of stuff people in other countries generally riot about. Especially when the majority of early voters are from the party that is not in charge of the local rules.
Not sure where this is happening in Florida and I have a hard time taking the left wing Huff Po stuff seriously. I have been a registered voter in south Florida for over 35 years while living between two counties. Voting precincts have changed due to redistricting and the waiting lines vary some.

I have never seen or heard of a time when voting took more than an hour or so, even in West Palm Beach which is very close to my home. This year I voted early (again) in a large precinct near my job and it took about 10 minutes. There where even free busses coming in from different areas.

My sister lives in Orlando and is very active politically and she has never described this sort of situation. She would be very loud about it and militant I am sure.

Sorry, I have to say bologna sandwich on this.

too many reports from too many eye witnesses and voters to say that this is not true just because your own experience is different

Re: Let the conspiracy theories begin...
« Reply #66 on: November 04, 2012, 09:20:31 PM »

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Did someone mention Florida debacle? Looks like they're at it again.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/orange-county-early-voting_n_2072634.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/florida-early-voting_n_2073119.html

It's disgusting that either party would mess with our constitutional right to vote, but this is becoming a pattern in florida for the republicans. In most other countries, citizens would not stand for this sort of treatment, they would protest and riot.

I'm confused.  If the law sets certain dates / times for voting, why should those dates / times be ignored?

That's the type of stuff we should be rioting?  Election officials following the rule of law?

Not properly staffing the voting centers, which results in people waiting in lines for 9 hours to vote, and then telling them that the polls are closing is the type of stuff people in other countries generally riot about. Especially when the majority of early voters are from the party that is not in charge of the local rules.
Not sure where this is happening in Florida and I have a hard time taking the left wing Huff Po stuff seriously. I have been a registered voter in south Florida for over 35 years while living between two counties. Voting precincts have changed due to redistricting and the waiting lines vary some.

I have never seen or heard of a time when voting took more than an hour or so, even in West Palm Beach which is very close to my home. This year I voted early (again) in a large precinct near my job and it took about 10 minutes. There where even free busses coming in from different areas.

My sister lives in Orlando and is very active politically and she has never described this sort of situation. She would be very loud about it and militant I am sure.

Sorry, I have to say bologna sandwich on this.

too many reports from too many eye witnesses and voters to say that this is not true just because your own experience is different

OK assuming it has some merit, why dont any major news organizations and networks like ABC, CBS, CNN or Fox have any on site reports with factual investigations in progress?

I can tell you why, they cant substantiate the stories and the complainers are not deemed reliable or accurate. If this was true, a major news service would be all over it like they were the hanging chad fiasco a couple years back.
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Re: Let the conspiracy theories begin...
« Reply #67 on: November 04, 2012, 09:26:02 PM »

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Did someone mention Florida debacle? Looks like they're at it again.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/orange-county-early-voting_n_2072634.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/florida-early-voting_n_2073119.html

It's disgusting that either party would mess with our constitutional right to vote, but this is becoming a pattern in florida for the republicans. In most other countries, citizens would not stand for this sort of treatment, they would protest and riot.

I'm confused.  If the law sets certain dates / times for voting, why should those dates / times be ignored?

That's the type of stuff we should be rioting?  Election officials following the rule of law?

Not properly staffing the voting centers, which results in people waiting in lines for 9 hours to vote, and then telling them that the polls are closing is the type of stuff people in other countries generally riot about. Especially when the majority of early voters are from the party that is not in charge of the local rules.
Not sure where this is happening in Florida and I have a hard time taking the left wing Huff Po stuff seriously. I have been a registered voter in south Florida for over 35 years while living between two counties. Voting precincts have changed due to redistricting and the waiting lines vary some.

I have never seen or heard of a time when voting took more than an hour or so, even in West Palm Beach which is very close to my home. This year I voted early (again) in a large precinct near my job and it took about 10 minutes. There where even free busses coming in from different areas.

My sister lives in Orlando and is very active politically and she has never described this sort of situation. She would be very loud about it and militant I am sure.

Sorry, I have to say bologna sandwich on this.

too many reports from too many eye witnesses and voters to say that this is not true just because your own experience is different

OK assuming it has some merit, why dont any major news organizations and networks like ABC, CBS, CNN or Fox have any on site reports with factual investigations in progress?

I can tell you why, they cant substantiate the stories and the complainers are not deemed reliable or accurate. If this was true, a major news service would be all over it like they were the hanging chad fiasco a couple years back.

well, major news outlets are actually reporting it (CNN and ABC news for example):

http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/04/politics/election-florida-early-voting/index.html?hpt=hp_t2

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/fla-democrats-early-voting-extended-county-17636899#.UJcjpWka-S4

Here's a quote from the CNN article:

"Their complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Miami said waits of up to seven hours in "many cases" over the weekend were the "result of polling facilities that are inadequate" to meet the needs of early voting. In some cases, lines "deferred or prevented" ballots from being cast, the complaint said."
« Last Edit: November 04, 2012, 09:34:20 PM by hpantazo »

Re: Let the conspiracy theories begin...
« Reply #68 on: November 04, 2012, 09:41:21 PM »

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Did someone mention Florida debacle? Looks like they're at it again.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/orange-county-early-voting_n_2072634.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/florida-early-voting_n_2073119.html

It's disgusting that either party would mess with our constitutional right to vote, but this is becoming a pattern in florida for the republicans. In most other countries, citizens would not stand for this sort of treatment, they would protest and riot.

I'm confused.  If the law sets certain dates / times for voting, why should those dates / times be ignored?

That's the type of stuff we should be rioting?  Election officials following the rule of law?

Not properly staffing the voting centers, which results in people waiting in lines for 9 hours to vote, and then telling them that the polls are closing is the type of stuff people in other countries generally riot about. Especially when the majority of early voters are from the party that is not in charge of the local rules.
Not sure where this is happening in Florida and I have a hard time taking the left wing Huff Po stuff seriously. I have been a registered voter in south Florida for over 35 years while living between two counties. Voting precincts have changed due to redistricting and the waiting lines vary some.

I have never seen or heard of a time when voting took more than an hour or so, even in West Palm Beach which is very close to my home. This year I voted early (again) in a large precinct near my job and it took about 10 minutes. There where even free busses coming in from different areas.

My sister lives in Orlando and is very active politically and she has never described this sort of situation. She would be very loud about it and militant I am sure.

Sorry, I have to say bologna sandwich on this.

too many reports from too many eye witnesses and voters to say that this is not true just because your own experience is different

OK assuming it has some merit, why dont any major news organizations and networks like ABC, CBS, CNN or Fox have any on site reports with factual investigations in progress?

I can tell you why, they cant substantiate the stories and the complainers are not deemed reliable or accurate. If this was true, a major news service would be all over it like they were the hanging chad fiasco a couple years back.

well, major news outlets are actually reporting it (CNN and ABC news for example):

http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/04/politics/election-florida-early-voting/index.html?hpt=hp_t2

http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/04/politics/election-florida-early-voting/index.html?hpt=hp_t2

Here's a quote from the CNN article:

"Their complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Miami said waits of up to seven hours in "many cases" over the weekend were the "result of polling facilities that are inadequate" to meet the needs of early voting. In some cases, lines "deferred or prevented" ballots from being cast, the complaint said."
Thanks for the link. It looks like people are still getting to vote. I have never heard the seven hour thing on the local news, thats a new one. We see stuff about Polling and Voting every nite here on the news for the last couple weeks. Especially voter intimidation stuff like in Philly by the New Black Panthers. I fully agree the Gov should be making sure the places are staying open long enough.

I wonder what excuse will be used by the one that loses Florida?

Will they count all those Military absentee votes that are missing then?
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Re: Let the conspiracy theories begin...
« Reply #69 on: November 04, 2012, 09:47:32 PM »

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Did someone mention Florida debacle? Looks like they're at it again.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/orange-county-early-voting_n_2072634.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/florida-early-voting_n_2073119.html

It's disgusting that either party would mess with our constitutional right to vote, but this is becoming a pattern in florida for the republicans. In most other countries, citizens would not stand for this sort of treatment, they would protest and riot.

I'm confused.  If the law sets certain dates / times for voting, why should those dates / times be ignored?

That's the type of stuff we should be rioting?  Election officials following the rule of law?

Not properly staffing the voting centers, which results in people waiting in lines for 9 hours to vote, and then telling them that the polls are closing is the type of stuff people in other countries generally riot about. Especially when the majority of early voters are from the party that is not in charge of the local rules.
Not sure where this is happening in Florida and I have a hard time taking the left wing Huff Po stuff seriously. I have been a registered voter in south Florida for over 35 years while living between two counties. Voting precincts have changed due to redistricting and the waiting lines vary some.

I have never seen or heard of a time when voting took more than an hour or so, even in West Palm Beach which is very close to my home. This year I voted early (again) in a large precinct near my job and it took about 10 minutes. There where even free busses coming in from different areas.

My sister lives in Orlando and is very active politically and she has never described this sort of situation. She would be very loud about it and militant I am sure.

Sorry, I have to say bologna sandwich on this.

too many reports from too many eye witnesses and voters to say that this is not true just because your own experience is different

OK assuming it has some merit, why dont any major news organizations and networks like ABC, CBS, CNN or Fox have any on site reports with factual investigations in progress?

I can tell you why, they cant substantiate the stories and the complainers are not deemed reliable or accurate. If this was true, a major news service would be all over it like they were the hanging chad fiasco a couple years back.

well, major news outlets are actually reporting it (CNN and ABC news for example):

http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/04/politics/election-florida-early-voting/index.html?hpt=hp_t2

http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/04/politics/election-florida-early-voting/index.html?hpt=hp_t2

Here's a quote from the CNN article:

"Their complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Miami said waits of up to seven hours in "many cases" over the weekend were the "result of polling facilities that are inadequate" to meet the needs of early voting. In some cases, lines "deferred or prevented" ballots from being cast, the complaint said."
Thanks for the link. It looks like people are still getting to vote. I have never heard the seven hour thing on the local news, thats a new one. We see stuff about Polling and Voting every nite here on the news for the last couple weeks. Especially voter intimidation stuff like in Philly by the New Black Panthers. I fully agree the Gov should be making sure the places are staying open long enough.

I wonder what excuse will be used by the one that loses Florida?

Will they count all those Military absentee votes that are missing then?

Yea, strange stuff. I don't mean to put the blame on one party specifically, both parties do this stuff when they have the opportunity. These things should never happen though. Our country is THE example of democracy, for sutff like this to happen is a shame.
« Last Edit: November 04, 2012, 09:53:18 PM by hpantazo »

Re: Let the conspiracy theories begin...
« Reply #70 on: November 04, 2012, 09:51:38 PM »

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Did someone mention Florida debacle? Looks like they're at it again.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/orange-county-early-voting_n_2072634.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/florida-early-voting_n_2073119.html

It's disgusting that either party would mess with our constitutional right to vote, but this is becoming a pattern in florida for the republicans. In most other countries, citizens would not stand for this sort of treatment, they would protest and riot.

I'm confused.  If the law sets certain dates / times for voting, why should those dates / times be ignored?

That's the type of stuff we should be rioting?  Election officials following the rule of law?

Not properly staffing the voting centers, which results in people waiting in lines for 9 hours to vote, and then telling them that the polls are closing is the type of stuff people in other countries generally riot about. Especially when the majority of early voters are from the party that is not in charge of the local rules.
Not sure where this is happening in Florida and I have a hard time taking the left wing Huff Po stuff seriously. I have been a registered voter in south Florida for over 35 years while living between two counties. Voting precincts have changed due to redistricting and the waiting lines vary some.

I have never seen or heard of a time when voting took more than an hour or so, even in West Palm Beach which is very close to my home. This year I voted early (again) in a large precinct near my job and it took about 10 minutes. There where even free busses coming in from different areas.

My sister lives in Orlando and is very active politically and she has never described this sort of situation. She would be very loud about it and militant I am sure.

Sorry, I have to say bologna sandwich on this.

too many reports from too many eye witnesses and voters to say that this is not true just because your own experience is different

OK assuming it has some merit, why dont any major news organizations and networks like ABC, CBS, CNN or Fox have any on site reports with factual investigations in progress?

I can tell you why, they cant substantiate the stories and the complainers are not deemed reliable or accurate. If this was true, a major news service would be all over it like they were the hanging chad fiasco a couple years back.
It's not too hard to see and the media are all over it,:

Miami Herald
http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/10/31/3076721/long-lines-delayed-absentee-ballots.html
Fox News Tampa
http://www.myfoxtampabay.com/story/19995762/floridas-early-voting-period-ends-with-long-lines
NY Magazine
http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2012/11/early-voting-lines-in-florida-ohio-are-long.html
Ex-GOP Governor Charlie Crist
http://tv.msnbc.com/2012/11/02/crist-to-scott-florida-deserves-better-extend-early-voting/
Sun Sentinel (endorsed Romney)
http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2012-11-03/news/fl-early-voting-ends-20121103_1_hagen-ranch-road-library-tamarac-branch-library-supervisor-of-elections-web
CBS Miami
http://miami.cbslocal.com/2012/11/01/early-voting-plagued-by-long-lines/
ABC News
http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/early-florida-voters-wait-long-hours-line-vote/story?id=17630774#.UJcnoWd25w0
Sarasota Herald Tribune
http://politics.heraldtribune.com/2012/11/04/floridas-early-voting-comes-to-a-controversial-end/

Re: Let the conspiracy theories begin...
« Reply #71 on: November 04, 2012, 10:51:24 PM »

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Did someone mention Florida debacle? Looks like they're at it again.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/orange-county-early-voting_n_2072634.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/florida-early-voting_n_2073119.html

It's disgusting that either party would mess with our constitutional right to vote, but this is becoming a pattern in florida for the republicans. In most other countries, citizens would not stand for this sort of treatment, they would protest and riot.

I'm confused.  If the law sets certain dates / times for voting, why should those dates / times be ignored?

That's the type of stuff we should be rioting?  Election officials following the rule of law?
According to the article, the current governor shortened the number of early voting days by about a week. The previous 2 governors, Crist and Bush, both extended hours when needed, even when they had more precincts and more days than now.

So that is why this seems so sketchy to people there. This is not the first election in the history of Florida. People have voted before and have expectations of things not being so ridiculous. That is why they are complaining.

Considering the other party, NOT the party of the current governor has historically voted more during the early voting days, some of his decisions seems sketchy when compared to actions of past governors, also in his party. Falling back on "we're just following the stated regulations" doesn't excuse possibly deliberately setting up voting problems in certain areas for political gain.

Re: Let the conspiracy theories begin...
« Reply #72 on: November 05, 2012, 05:01:21 AM »

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Ohio seems to be the latest state to write confusing voting laws.  According to the news this morning, these laws are  to headed to Court for clarification, and may hold up  the election results.  Just love the power of these swing states (sarcasm).   Time for another thread, "Is the Electoral College archaic or are the reasons for still valid?" perhaps?

Also, in Florida, some of the military is being disenfranchised because of a law that evidently requires someone to re-register if he doesn't vote in two consecutive elections...
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Re: Let the conspiracy theories begin...
« Reply #73 on: November 05, 2012, 06:01:13 AM »

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I could not vote after being in the military in the 90's, I let them have an earful too in Ohio.  So this disenfranchise stuff happens everywhere if your overseas a bunch.  Laws are laws, I just thought it was BS.

Re: Let the conspiracy theories begin...
« Reply #74 on: November 05, 2012, 07:25:08 AM »

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Did someone mention Florida debacle? Looks like they're at it again.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/orange-county-early-voting_n_2072634.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/florida-early-voting_n_2073119.html

It's disgusting that either party would mess with our constitutional right to vote, but this is becoming a pattern in florida for the republicans. In most other countries, citizens would not stand for this sort of treatment, they would protest and riot.

I'm confused.  If the law sets certain dates / times for voting, why should those dates / times be ignored?

That's the type of stuff we should be rioting?  Election officials following the rule of law?

Not properly staffing the voting centers, which results in people waiting in lines for 9 hours to vote, and then telling them that the polls are closing is the type of stuff people in other countries generally riot about. Especially when the majority of early voters are from the party that is not in charge of the local rules.
Not sure where this is happening in Florida and I have a hard time taking the left wing Huff Po stuff seriously. I have been a registered voter in south Florida for over 35 years while living between two counties. Voting precincts have changed due to redistricting and the waiting lines vary some.

I have never seen or heard of a time when voting took more than an hour or so, even in West Palm Beach which is very close to my home. This year I voted early (again) in a large precinct near my job and it took about 10 minutes. There where even free busses coming in from different areas.

My sister lives in Orlando and is very active politically and she has never described this sort of situation. She would be very loud about it and militant I am sure.

Sorry, I have to say bologna sandwich on this.

too many reports from too many eye witnesses and voters to say that this is not true just because your own experience is different

OK assuming it has some merit, why dont any major news organizations and networks like ABC, CBS, CNN or Fox have any on site reports with factual investigations in progress?

I can tell you why, they cant substantiate the stories and the complainers are not deemed reliable or accurate. If this was true, a major news service would be all over it like they were the hanging chad fiasco a couple years back.
It's not too hard to see and the media are all over it,:

Miami Herald
http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/10/31/3076721/long-lines-delayed-absentee-ballots.html
Fox News Tampa
http://www.myfoxtampabay.com/story/19995762/floridas-early-voting-period-ends-with-long-lines
NY Magazine
http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2012/11/early-voting-lines-in-florida-ohio-are-long.html
Ex-GOP Governor Charlie Crist
http://tv.msnbc.com/2012/11/02/crist-to-scott-florida-deserves-better-extend-early-voting/
Sun Sentinel (endorsed Romney)
http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2012-11-03/news/fl-early-voting-ends-20121103_1_hagen-ranch-road-library-tamarac-branch-library-supervisor-of-elections-web
CBS Miami
http://miami.cbslocal.com/2012/11/01/early-voting-plagued-by-long-lines/
ABC News
http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/early-florida-voters-wait-long-hours-line-vote/story?id=17630774#.UJcnoWd25w0
Sarasota Herald Tribune
http://politics.heraldtribune.com/2012/11/04/floridas-early-voting-comes-to-a-controversial-end/


I appreciate your digging up these articles.

Here's my thing, I watched the local ABC and CBS affiliates yesterday morning for local news in South Florida and had CNN on several times during the day. Nothing you have listed was ever mentioned. They did all show people early voting and no one appearred unhappy or disenfranchised. Rather it was kind of boring like a public service announscement that the polls were open, go and vote everyone.

I dont think everyone digs through the internet for these stories, especially if they are not mentioned locally. The fact that the local cable TV channels dont mention this during newscast is likely a reason some like me dont take it seriously or believe it is a big deal. I see people still voting, good enough for me as long as the opportunity is still out there.
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