Skip to comments.Vanity: When was your first time and how was it?
Posted on 11/06/2012 3:14:18 PM PST by DManA
I'll go first. Mine was Richard Nixon 1972. I felt cheap and used. I wish I'd waited for a better man.
Mine was George H.W. Bush in ‘88. If only I’d been old enough to vote for Reagan in ‘84.... *sigh*
OMG,,,I think he was my first as well....
Ronald Reagan-1984. I felt proud to vote for a great man.
do you ever feel not so fresh?
I remember going to the store and getting pretzels that night with my Mom because she was so nervous.
My first vote was for Ronald.
My eldest son voted for the first time today and was given special attention when he was in line. All of the poll workers appreciated his efforts.
Reagan was my first.
Never had another as good.
Mine was voting for Ronald Reagan after working for months on his 1976 campaign. He lost, of course. But it was well worth it!
2004. It was my first year in college, and I pushed for Bush like I was Karl Rove.
Two years later, I re-registered as an Independent because I was so disgusted with what had happened.
Mine was George McGovern, also in ‘72. At the time I bought into all that whirled peas stuff.
Friggin Bob Dole
Gerald Ford. I shook his hand during a campaign stop in Grand Junction, Colorado.
Back seat of a ‘56 Ford with a girl from Canada....GREAT
I was left feeling so empty by my first that for my second I actually voted for BJ Clinton. One of many youthful indiscretions I regret.
My first time was in ‘76...Gerald Ford. Today was my youngest son’s first time voting in a Presidential Election!!
Ronald Reagan 1980
Saint Ronald as we call him at our house.
There may never be another like him.
REAGAN!.....I pushed his buttons...and won!
My first vote was for George W. Bush in 2000. There were some quite tense moments that night.
Reagan the first time he ran. It was a first for both of us. Too bad the affair only lasted 8 years.
Next time I voted it was for Reagan ‘80. I think I changed a bit somewhere along the way.
I was in college when I voted in 1992 for Bill Clinton.
Man have I changed! Starting a business and paying taxes will do that....
BTW, I can’t recall ever voting for a Democrat for anything.
Its My Fault
Suzie Smith in ‘86
Ross Perot in ‘92
Ok, we’ll put you down for Ford.
Her name was Maria,wow we have a lot of gay people on FR not that their is anything wrong with that.:>)
I just missed being able to vote for George H.W. Bush in ‘92 by a year. So I had to settle for Bob Dole in ‘96. :(
Reagan 1980 was my first. I was at my duty station at Ellsworth AFB. After a long day in the field tending to my flock of Minuteman 3’s, I went down to the local school and stood on line for hours.
Finally it was my turn and they said, you do not live in South Dakota so you cannot get here. I yelled at the poor woman. The people on line went nuts.
They let me cast my ballot. It was dirty, and felt o so good.
It’s was for......Ronaldus Magnus. It was one of the greatest moments of my life.
Mine was Reagan in ‘80.
It was fun to help defeat another
clueless incompetent Democrat who mishandled an embassy
attack by Islamic radicals.
Deja Vu ...much?
Reagan 1980, voted absentee in Massachusetts while serving in Utah - Reagan carried Mass in 80 & 84, hmmm maybe I should start voting absentee again.
Mine was Bob Dole and I was in High School, the idea of “doing it” with a really old geezer was creepy but not as creepy as William Jefferson Clinton...
My motto when I went to vote was, “Close, but no cigar!”
He said he had a plan to end the Vietnam War.
Correction! My first was George W. Bush in 2000! What a way to break yourself in!
My first time voting was for Kerry. I was STUPID at the time and believed that I should vote Dem because my family did. I wised up REAL quick. I’m grateful the better man won.
It was with you, don't you remember?
I was too young to vote for Goldwater in ‘64. A few years later they lowered the voting age to 18. If that had been true in ‘64, I could have voted for Goldwater.
Ronald Reagan - 1984. Absolutely thrilled to do so. Haven’t been as thrilled to vote for any candidate since.
1980 for me.. John Anderson. Like you, Reagan grew on me.
‘76, and it was lousy. Voted Ford, got Carter. ‘Nuff said.
1984 for my personal hero, Ronald Reagan.
Little did I know that it would be the best vote I ever cast and likely ever will cast. I found out the hard way that there wasn’t a whole bullpen of Reagans waiting in the wings.
Now I’m not even a Republican. Haven’t been since 2007.
Like any guy I was inept and clumsy the first time but I learned. Thats why George McGovern is the only democrat I ever voted for.
Except my friend Jack running for school board but he’s a friend.
1968 - Richard Nixon. I felt proud to be able to vote.
1996 Dole. Blah.
I did it in St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church for R. Reagan in 1980. At the time you thought that American was going down the drain.
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