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Vanity -- Voting line.. Gloucester Point, VA -- 6:18 a.m. -- Line is 75+ deep.
Self | 6 Nov. 2012 | ScottinVA

Posted on 11/06/2012 3:30:16 AM PST by ScottinVA

Computer glitch requiring telephonic registration verification slowing the process a bit, but moving OK.

It`s on!!


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
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Please, Lord.. guide the hearts of all of to do the right thing today...
1 posted on 11/06/2012 3:30:25 AM PST by ScottinVA
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To: ScottinVA
AMEN.
2 posted on 11/06/2012 3:31:44 AM PST by Battle Axe (Repent, for the coming of the Lord is nigh.)
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To: ScottinVA
Good.
I'm betting all 'Pubs.
There's not a stinkin', lazy Dem alive who would be up, never mind out, that time of day.
3 posted on 11/06/2012 3:31:52 AM PST by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party of No! Nobama, No Way, No How!)
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To: ScottinVA

Is this in a conservative area?

If its very heavy, we may just defy all the D+ oversampled polls. A Republican electorate in VA could make a big difference tonight.

Both in electing Romney and helping to get George Allen back to the Senate.


4 posted on 11/06/2012 3:36:25 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop

I drove through the area yesterday. Along Rt 17 all the signs are Romney Ryan


5 posted on 11/06/2012 3:39:36 AM PST by RonnG
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To: goldstategop

I drove through the area yesterday. Along Rt 17 all the signs are Romney Ryan


6 posted on 11/06/2012 3:39:36 AM PST by RonnG
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To: goldstategop

I drove through the area yesterday. Along Rt 17 all the signs are Romney Ryan


7 posted on 11/06/2012 3:39:53 AM PST by RonnG
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To: ScottinVA

Voted this am. Was the sixth voter in the “I to Z” line — so among the first 12 or so voters here in a city south of Roanoke. The surrounding county will go R about 65-35, the city will probably go D 57-43.

There were about 30 people voting at 6am. Would estimate 70% Romney voters (don’t ask as to how I’m guessing).


8 posted on 11/06/2012 3:40:08 AM PST by SarahPalin2012
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To: ScottinVA

Arlington, VA - FYI - Walked over to polling place, line too long (200+) I will return later. Rough estimate - 70% on those in line were holding the pink Republican sample ballot. Local radio is reporting long lines all over NoVA. Arlington County went 70+% for both Kerry and Obama.


9 posted on 11/06/2012 3:40:40 AM PST by black_diamond
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To: ScottinVA

In Virginia too, I was @ the polls @ 5:15 waiting, I was about the 15th in line. By the time the polls opened @ 6:00 there were about 150+ people behind me.


10 posted on 11/06/2012 3:41:41 AM PST by The Conservative Goddess
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To: black_diamond

NOVA doesn’t look good. It may be a close win in VA.


11 posted on 11/06/2012 3:43:52 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: ScottinVA

Thanks for the updates! C’mon momentum!


12 posted on 11/06/2012 3:44:16 AM PST by ScottinSacto (Liberals support abortion on demand and gay marriage....sounds like a great strategic plan!)
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To: ScottinVA

Yeh, but just wait until noon when the ripple-induced sleep of the rats wears off. They will stumble to the mailbox to get their gov’t check, wait for the bus to take them to the voting booth so they can cancel out a patriotic hard working person’s vote for Romney!


13 posted on 11/06/2012 3:45:55 AM PST by 2nd Amendment (Vote Obama for national suicide)
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To: ScottinVA

Gloucester is very red.


14 posted on 11/06/2012 3:51:23 AM PST by wolfman23601
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To: goldstategop
NOVA doesn’t look good. It may be a close win in VA.

Did you read what he said about Arlington, VA? --

70% on those in line were holding the pink Republican sample ballot.

If true, that is hugh and series!

15 posted on 11/06/2012 3:52:10 AM PST by kevao (Hey, Obama: The 1930s called, they want their economic policy back.)
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To: goldstategop

Where in NOVA? The dems run up their numbers in Arlington and Alexandria. We may be able to hold our own in the surrounding counties.

My precinct in Newport News is a decent bellweather. Bush over Kerry 59-39, McCain over Obama 51-48 same number of voters.


16 posted on 11/06/2012 3:57:30 AM PST by wolfman23601
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To: ScottinVA

Malvern, pa. Small polling location, line started at 6:25. Six minutes to showtime. Good luck and may God Bless America.


17 posted on 11/06/2012 3:58:47 AM PST by SueRae (See it? Hell, I can TASTE November from my house!)
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To: ScottinVA

400 to 500 Lined up in my precinct in Roanoke county by 6:15 this morning. Ckick-Fil-A syndrome at work here.


18 posted on 11/06/2012 4:00:39 AM PST by SWEETSUNNYSOUTH (Liberalism is a mental disease.)
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To: wolfman23601

Fairfax County. Kerry was the first Democrat to win it since 1964 and in 2008 O took it by an even wider margin. I don’t think it’ll be that high today.

Let’s see how it goes in downstate VA.


19 posted on 11/06/2012 4:01:56 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop
Long lines in "Democrat" areas is not necessarily a bad thing, so long as the turnout is strong statewide.

Even here in Massachusetts, we have Republicans in large numbers. Many of them don't bother voting most years because it's a lost cause. So when the lines in and around Boston are short, I know it's going to be a bad day for the Republicans. But when the lines are long even in Boston, the Republicans are turning out too. This happened during the 2010 special election when Scott Brown shocked the country by taking a Massachusetts senate seat.

20 posted on 11/06/2012 4:05:41 AM PST by SamAdams76
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To: ScottinVA
To our swing state brothers and sisters...you are our hope...get out there and vote....!

Voted today on Long Island...in the People's Republic of NY....although it was likely meaningless....it still felt good....conservative across the line...

May Godd Be With Us....
21 posted on 11/06/2012 4:05:52 AM PST by PigRigger (Donate to http://www.AdoptAPlatoon.org - The Troops have our front covered, let's guard their backs!)
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To: goldstategop
NOVA doesn’t look good. It may be a close win in VA.

That depends on your definition of NOVA. Loudoun County and PW County are going Romney and I predict that they will go in large margins. Fairfax should be nearly a draw.

22 posted on 11/06/2012 4:14:03 AM PST by Hero
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To: ScottinVA

Here in NoVa line was 200+ deep. Wife said lots of O voters were there and, “fired up.” Not what I wanted to hear.


23 posted on 11/06/2012 4:15:49 AM PST by opticks
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To: ScottinVA

1 and a half hours till I que up...

I can’t wait

TT


24 posted on 11/06/2012 4:17:48 AM PST by TexasTransplant (Radical islam is islam. Moderate islam is the Trojan Horse.)
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To: opticks

The MSM achieved its goal - to get O voters who might have stayed home out to the polls.


25 posted on 11/06/2012 4:18:04 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: PigRigger
To our swing state brothers and sisters...you are our hope...get out there and vote....!

Amen!! Down here in the South - we will do our part with running up the popular vote but its RR - Red already. We are counting on you swing state Americans!!!

26 posted on 11/06/2012 4:18:45 AM PST by Momto2 (I am praying for Israel...)
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To: PigRigger

West Virginia polls open at 6:30am. I arrived at 6:32, and there were already 15-20 people in line ahead of me.

Romney will win WV easily, and we will likely re-elect 1st term R Congressman David McKinley. It’s hard to guess how we will do in statewide races. R’s have good, well-financed candidates for Governor, Senate, and Attorney General but WV voters never seem to get that Dem governors and senators support Obama’s agenda, no matter how much they try to separate themselves in public. We’ll see how long Romney’s coattails are.


27 posted on 11/06/2012 4:21:23 AM PST by CaptainMorgantown
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To: wolfman23601

Got that right, Wolf. Last time it was 63% McCain, 36% Obama.


28 posted on 11/06/2012 4:26:11 AM PST by ScottinVA (Pray hard!)
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To: goldstategop

Put some steel in that backbone and have faith.

LLS


29 posted on 11/06/2012 4:26:52 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (OUR GOVERNMENT AND PRESS ARE NO LONGER TRUSTWORTHY OR DESERVING OF RESPECT!)
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To: ScottinVA

Yeah but O still won VA.

This is a pure turnout election today.


30 posted on 11/06/2012 4:28:38 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: LibLieSlayer

“Put some steel in that backbone and have faith.”

Praying here!

I just hope 0 & cohorts don’t pull off some Kennedy style shenanigans today...

R&R ‘12!!!


31 posted on 11/06/2012 4:29:55 AM PST by PreciousLiberty (Pray for America!!!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

VA’s demographics have changed somewhat. A decade ago, a GOP presidential candidate was guaranteed to win the state.

Today its more challenging.


32 posted on 11/06/2012 4:30:38 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: ScottinVA
Not that it matters here in the Peoples Republic of Maryland, but passing my polling place this morning showed a large line of cars waiting to get into the parking lot ... small school, 100+ cars waiting ...

I plan to vote after lunch ...

Lots of important questions on the MD ballot, gay marriage, gambling, MD DREAM act stuff ... but bambi is probably going to win MD ...

33 posted on 11/06/2012 4:30:49 AM PST by dartuser ("If you are ... what you were ... then you're not.")
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To: dartuser

Don’t know but if they’re O voters - we know which way MD will go.

Not enough Republicans there to win it but a decent turnout could keep it close.


34 posted on 11/06/2012 4:33:02 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: ScottinVA

The line I stand in to vote every year since 1996 was about the same size as ‘08, but...people were dressed for work! In ‘08 the line was full of (many)first time voters dressed in house clothes. The line this morning more closely matched ‘00 and ‘04 demographics, but it was as big as ‘08. Big early turnout of Republicans in the Hoosier State..

Remember this - Vigo County Indiana is one of the best bellwether regions for voting U.S. presidential elections; it has voted for the winning candidate in every election since 1956 and in all but two elections since 1892.It continued the trend in 2008, voting for Obama by a 16-point margin.

The numbers for Vigo will be in by 6:30-7:00 EST.


35 posted on 11/06/2012 4:36:31 AM PST by IamConservative (The soul of my lifes journey is Liberty!)
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To: IamConservative

Vigo went for Obama in 2008.

This year it will go for Romney. I expect IN to go R again. If its called early for Romney, its a good sign.

When it came in late in 2008, I knew it was over.


36 posted on 11/06/2012 4:39:13 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: ScottinVA

FWIW in Suffolk/Isle of Wight VA I drive by three polling places on the way to work. In 2008 at my polling place the line was out the door around the corner and down one entire side of the High School before polls opened. This year..maybe 40 or 50. I didn’t have time to wait this morning so I will go on my way home.

Tons of Romney signs in the area, much lighter on O. Last election I put up a McCain sign and within 18 hours both of my neighbors countered with O signs. This election my saign has been up for a month with no response.

No matter what happens one thing is certain. After tonight I can plug my phone back in to the wall.


37 posted on 11/06/2012 4:46:33 AM PST by CPONuke
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To: 2nd Amendment
Yeh, but just wait until noon when the ripple-induced sleep of the rats wears off. They will stumble to the mailbox to get their gov’t check, wait for the bus to take them to the voting booth so they can cancel out a patriotic hard working person’s vote for Romney!

lol. Thanks for the early laugh! Now I have to get in line here in Arlington to vote!

38 posted on 11/06/2012 4:50:21 AM PST by KC_Conspirator
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To: SamAdams76
Even here in Massachusetts, we have Republicans in large numbers. Many of them don't bother voting most years because it's a lost cause. So when the lines in and around Boston are short, I know it's going to be a bad day for the Republicans. But when the lines are long even in Boston, the Republicans are turning out too. This happened during the 2010 special election when Scott Brown shocked the country by taking a Massachusetts senate seat.

Small town, 24,000 here. At 6:45 the line was at least a hundred feet long, but it moved rapidly.

Legions of Fauxahontas demons holding signs, though. I can only hope the "squaw" (in its original actual meaning) loses.

39 posted on 11/06/2012 4:52:34 AM PST by Gorzaloon (The Google thing is in the yard again. Sniffed the laundry, now it's looking in the septic tank.)
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To: ScottinVA
(please pardon my copy/pasting this prolifically today  :-)

- - - - - -

I had the distinct privilege of casting the first vote in my little, predominantly Conservative, village !

Matter of fact, can't recall seeing a single Ødious sign here at all . . some across the river in the college town (Bucknell), but even very few there, comparatively.

Got to my polling place in central PA at 0630, and by the time the doors opened at 7 there were already ~25 in line, with more cars pulling in every minute or two.

Great chatter with several others who got there shortly after me, with the concensus being we were all more eager to cast today's votes than any time since Reagan !

When the election official asked for my name, I took my time getting the wallet out, while stating in a clear full voice that "I'm (tomkat) and I'm proud to show my eligibility to vote for President Romney".

It's gonna be a long day's wait, but by tonight we'll have served a tsunami-sized eviction notice on the most hideous presidential mistake this country's ever made !



             

40 posted on 11/06/2012 5:00:05 AM PST by tomkat (Vote today like the Constitution depends on it - - IT DOES !)
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To: goldstategop
The MSM achieved its goal - to get O voters who might have stayed home out to the polls.


You have absolutely no idea that that's the case ! ! !



             

41 posted on 11/06/2012 5:04:14 AM PST by tomkat (Vote today like the Constitution depends on it - - IT DOES !)
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To: ScottinVA

Voted just down the road in York County; VA 1st Congressional District, usually classified as R+5 to R+7. Voted at a local elementary school, about a mile from my home. Both parking lots were full and cars lined both sides of the adjacent street. At least 125 people in line when I arrived just before 7:00 am; very quiet and somber crowd—call us “broken glass Republicans.” Spent about 30 minutes waiting to vote; lines moved quickly because Virginia is (typically) well-organized and we have a short ballot; only federal races and two constitutional amendments up for consideration.

By comparison, I was in and out of the same polling place in less than 10 minutes four years ago. Haven’t seen a turnout like this since I lived in Ohio back in 2004. GOP base is energized and getting to the polls; Republican presidential nominee typically carries this district with upwards of 60% of the vote; I’ll got out on a limb and predict Romney’s total will be in the high 60s, and perhaps approach 70%. And we’ll need every vote to offset the Dims in places like Norfolk, Hampton, Newport News and Northern Virginia.


42 posted on 11/06/2012 5:09:22 AM PST by ExNewsExSpook
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To: ExNewsExSpook

Yup. This is the first election where every vote in VA literally counts. But all the mo and enthusiasm is GOP this year.

In 2008, the Democrats carried away everything that wasn’t nailed down.


43 posted on 11/06/2012 5:16:15 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: ScottinVA

Different state report here - my friend in Asheville, NC, just said that she voted at 7am in the hood and she was the only person there.

She’s a Dem, but it is a good sign that she was there alone.


44 posted on 11/06/2012 5:22:10 AM PST by Brent Calvert 03969-030
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To: ExNewsExSpook

Talked to Evelyn Murray at the GOP HQ in Grafton last week.. she said approx. 85% turnout is needed from York County to help offset NN and Hampton. Do you think we`re there?


45 posted on 11/06/2012 5:33:16 AM PST by ScottinVA (Pray hard!)
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To: SarahPalin2012

SW VA voters really need to show up today. Been getting GOTV calls 3 times a day. Hope to see a lot of voters when I go!


46 posted on 11/06/2012 5:39:34 AM PST by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: SWEETSUNNYSOUTH
Ckick-Fil-A syndrome at work here

Oh how I hope that is true.

47 posted on 11/06/2012 5:43:55 AM PST by ladyjane
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To: Gorzaloon
Another good reason for conservatives in hopelessly blue inner cities (i.e. Boston, Philly, Chicago, etc.) to vote anyhow is to cut down on voter fraud. Every Republican (or Independent) who doesn't show up leaves a ballot behind for the Democrat machine to mark up for Obama and the Democrats.

Don't think this doesn't happen in the inner cities. They count on Republicans not showing so they can mark up ballots under their names and pad the lead for their slate of candidates. This is what enables them to overcome the red vote out in the suburbs and rural areas.

If every Republican shows up to vote today in Philadelphia, then Romney will take the state - guaranteed.

48 posted on 11/06/2012 5:46:01 AM PST by SamAdams76
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To: ScottinVA

Anyone from Nebraska and has voter guide-additional info- on judges and amendments?

I kinda dropped off the grid - lost interest - but have to vote.


49 posted on 11/06/2012 5:56:20 AM PST by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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To: ScottinVA

I know Evelyn and I think she’s being cautious. We may not need 85% if Democratic turnout in NN and Hampton is down, and clearly, enthusiasm is on our side this time around. Having said that, I think we’ll be very close to the 85% mark. Based on the turnout I witnessed at 7 am, it’s nothing compared to 2008, when a GOP voter could breeze into/out of the polls in 10 minutes.

I’ll post another update later, when my wife and daughter go to vote. If the lines are still long at mid-morning or early afternoon, we’ll max our turnout, no question. As I said earlier, the “broken glass Republicans” are out in droves. Lot of folks who’ve been waiting four years to kick Obama out of office and they’ll be at the polls no matter how long the lines are.


50 posted on 11/06/2012 6:04:58 AM PST by ExNewsExSpook
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