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WEST Virginia --- Post Election Observations here
2012-11-06 | Me

Posted on 11/06/2012 10:33:10 AM PST by ArrogantBustard

1) Wife voted early (last week). Very long line.

2) I voted this morning, ~0900. Waited in > 1 hour line. This is unusually long for rural WV.

Election emphasis is on local/state elections. Very few presidential stickers/signs out.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: West Virginia
KEYWORDS: election; waroncoal; westvirginia

1 posted on 11/06/2012 10:33:15 AM PST by ArrogantBustard
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To: ArrogantBustard

What’s your sense - intuition -on who they mostly voting for?


2 posted on 11/06/2012 10:35:16 AM PST by elhombrelibre ("I'd rather be ruled by the Tea Party than the Democratic Party." Norman Podhoretz)
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To: ArrogantBustard
Here we found voter fraud in Virginia. Look through the thread for links that show proof:

http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/37443644/Voters-in-VA-having-to-cast-Provisional-ballots-now-b-c.aspx

Voters in VA having to cast Provisional ballots now b/c (Posted on 11/6/12 at 11:01 a.m.)

people have already voted under their names.

Happening in multiple locations.

And did you all think that that Obama facebook app sharing the names and polling locations of people that have your name was just for ‘fun’?

Whelp....here we go

http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/37443644/Voters-in-VA-having-to-cast-Provisional-ballots-now-b-c.aspx

3 posted on 11/06/2012 10:39:22 AM PST by Democrat_media (limit government to 5000 words of laws. how to limit gov Quantify limited government ...)
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To: ArrogantBustard

How’s the weather, we heard a great deal of snow, and would that keep voters away?


4 posted on 11/06/2012 10:39:57 AM PST by annieokie
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To: elhombrelibre
Honestly, I think the election most heavily on many of their minds was the Sheriff.

In 2008, 'we' went heavily for McCain. Unfortunately, 'we' also went heavily for Rat Bastard Manchin for Senate. This time, I saw a few John Raese (Rep for Senate) bumper stickers.

5 posted on 11/06/2012 10:42:35 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: annieokie
Snow was primarily in western WV ... I'm in eastern part of the state. No snow, we had a hard killing frost last night.

Hope it frosts out the 0bama Regime.

Snow in the west probably won't slow anybody down.

6 posted on 11/06/2012 10:44:45 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Walked into my precinct and right up to my table, no line.

Was processed right through.

Voted in just a few minutes and am now back to FReeping.

Cast my votes around 10:00am PST.


7 posted on 11/06/2012 10:45:14 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Yes Toto, it's over!)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Sorry, I missed the West Virginia specification. (Yeah I know, don’t ask me how. LOL)

Ignore my comments based on my California experience.


8 posted on 11/06/2012 10:46:59 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Yes Toto, it's over!)
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To: DoughtyOne

California? Are you in an American part of CA or a ‘Rat part of CA?


9 posted on 11/06/2012 10:47:18 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: DoughtyOne

No worries ... if nobody has already done so, you might want to post a CA election thread. Several other state threads are already up.


10 posted on 11/06/2012 10:48:35 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Democrat_media

wow.

Is this a new dem tactic,

voting for those they think won’t turn up?


11 posted on 11/06/2012 10:52:38 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: ArrogantBustard

I voted in Berkeley County early this morning. There were only 4 voting machines at our precinct and a steady line of about 50 people. It took about 45 minutes to vote.


12 posted on 11/06/2012 10:53:43 AM PST by Sweet Hour of Prayer
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To: ArrogantBustard

Ratapatooey...

Until around 1990, this was a solid lock Republican town. In twenty years it’s previous majority citizenry was replaced by people claiming to be European refugees.

We’re now a solid lock Left.

Don’t raise the issue of how helpful new immigrants are.

There are plenty of very nice people in this group, but they don’t seem to be able to discern political right or wrong based on our Founding Principles.

I’m am faced with the reality of this. It causes me grave concern about what we’re doing to our nation, with massive immigration.


13 posted on 11/06/2012 10:54:57 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Yes Toto, it's over!)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Thanks. And thanks for the suggestion.


14 posted on 11/06/2012 10:56:16 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Yes Toto, it's over!)
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To: ArrogantBustard

WVA goes R. Its a solid Red State.


15 posted on 11/06/2012 10:57:14 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: GeronL
Yes democrats are using that Obama facebook app to vote for other people. We are receiving reports from all over : people say others already voted under their names.

Help get this to Drudge,Rush,Levin,Hannity or post it on other boards too.

16 posted on 11/06/2012 10:58:21 AM PST by Democrat_media (limit government to 5000 words of laws. how to limit gov Quantify limited government ...)
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To: goldstategop

Good news


17 posted on 11/06/2012 10:59:15 AM PST by annieokie
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To: goldstategop
WVA goes R

Hope so ... even better if we can get Raese (R) into the Senate.

18 posted on 11/06/2012 11:01:10 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Democrat_media

If this is true and widespread Obama and his gang should be in prison


19 posted on 11/06/2012 11:02:37 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: DoughtyOne
We’re now a solid lock Left.

Sucks, but it's consistent with what I hear from many other (former) Californians.

20 posted on 11/06/2012 11:02:42 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Sweet Hour of Prayer
I voted in Berkeley County early this morning. There were only 4 voting machines at our precinct and a steady line of about 50 people. It took about 45 minutes to vote.

I assume you are in a high Democrat Precinct? We had no wait in Eagle Rock, Calif. We are definitely in a Obama Precinct of Los Angeles.

21 posted on 11/06/2012 11:08:50 AM PST by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: ArrogantBustard

I’m not sure the exact population of California, but it’s around 35 million.

If the Republicans who used to live in California had remained and fought with the rest of us, California wouldn’t be so bad today.

Most issues are decided with less than a five million vote spread. Cut that in half and add one, and our side would prevail.

I’ll bet we lost five million Republicans over time. If they were here and helped, that means we could win the majority of issues.

Our communities, cities, counties, regions, and state would be so much better.

So would the nation. Today Romney will lose 55 electoral votes out of the gate. That’s a real shame.

With California in the R camp, guess who wins federal elections.


22 posted on 11/06/2012 11:09:47 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Yes Toto, it's over!)
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To: DoughtyOne

“Walked into my precinct and right up to my table, no line.

Was processed right through.”

Is that the norm in a presidential election where you are?

The precinct I am in is heavily Obama for manifold reasons of blind obeisance. If the turnout is scant here I think the Indonesian madrasa candidate is toast for sure, and the Mexican chicken ranch product is a lock.


23 posted on 11/06/2012 11:13:41 AM PST by Psalm 144 ( The hologram will beat the dung heap.)
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To: GeronL

This is why democrats fight so hard against voter ID laws, so that they the democrat/communists can steal elections and commit voter fraud as they are doing. We have to report this to the GOP.


24 posted on 11/06/2012 11:14:44 AM PST by Democrat_media (limit government to 5000 words of laws. how to limit gov Quantify limited government ...)
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To: All

People, saying you had a long line or a short line means NOTHING if you don’t also say your locale is an Obama locale or a McCain locale from 2008.

What this is all about is to find out if the long lines and big numbers are in GOP areas vs Dem areas.

A post “I went to vote and there were long lines and I’ve never seen them so long before” doesn’t say anything unless you tell us you’re in a heavy GOP or heavy Dem area.


25 posted on 11/06/2012 11:16:30 AM PST by Owen
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To: Psalm 144

I very seldom have to stand in line more than five deep. If I pick off peak hours like I did today, I just walk right in and vote.

The people having to go to another table, had about ten in line this morning. They were from a different district than I am.

I’m sure there are worse lines around 6:30-7:30 and 17:30-18:30


26 posted on 11/06/2012 11:18:44 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Yes Toto, it's over!)
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To: DoughtyOne

That is sad, especially in such a high stakes state. I do not understand such a lack of motivation as a norm. Elections are usually well attended here. Politics are not quite as festive and passionate as football, but close. Not this time, but there is still a lot of grim determination if not so much joy.


27 posted on 11/06/2012 11:24:14 AM PST by Psalm 144 ( The hologram will beat the dung heap.)
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To: elhombrelibre
I voted in Martinsburg, the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. I voted early last week, as did my son.

It took me three tries because of the weather, lines and very limited parking.

The first time I went, on Monday, it was rainy and I figured no one would be there — Wrong! They were lined up out the door and about a block down the street.

I tried again on Tuesday, same result.

Wednesday it was fairly light. I went earlier this time and experienced hardly any wait. On all three occassions I was amazed by what appeared to be the mixed make-up of the folks waiting in line.

My son voted on Thursday and waited for about 30 minutes. He said that the people in line looked like your regular TEA Partiers!

28 posted on 11/06/2012 11:33:05 AM PST by cpa4you (CPA4YOU)
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To: ArrogantBustard

I voted in rural southern WV this morning around 10:30 a.m. The poll workers reported “steady” voting throughout the morning. I had to wait 20 minutes to vote which is VERY VERY rare in this very small precinct and very rural part of the state. Normally, you can go right up, sign in and vote. Romney will win WV by at least 15 points but that’s no news to any FReepers. There are VERY VERY few Obama supporters in coal country but for some reason the locals are clinging onto Dems Manchin, Tomblin and Rahal.


29 posted on 11/06/2012 11:33:09 AM PST by chippewaman
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To: Psalm 144

I agree. It is important. I will tell you though, after living here, I’m not as big a complainer when Leftists aren’t motivated to vote. And when the vote totals go down here, I believe it’s the Left that stays home more than the Republicans.


30 posted on 11/06/2012 12:13:41 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Yes Toto, it's over!)
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To: chippewaman

I grew up in Man, W.Va. and now live in Winfield, W.Va.
Hello fellow freeper. we are kicking some blue dog arse
today.
We’ve got to bust up that viper’s nest in Charleston so
we can live in peace.
Rease and Malloney would be a great start but for now
a big uphill battle. The Lord willin’.


31 posted on 11/06/2012 12:25:33 PM PST by Doulos1 (Bitter Clinger Forever!)
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To: chippewaman

I grew up in Man, W.Va. and now live in Winfield, W.Va.
Hello fellow freeper. we are kicking some blue dog arse
today.
We’ve got to bust up that viper’s nest in Charleston so
we can live in peace.
Rease and Malloney would be a great start but for now
a big uphill battle. The Lord willin’.


32 posted on 11/06/2012 12:25:57 PM PST by Doulos1 (Bitter Clinger Forever!)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Northern panhandle here...voted last week with my Mom. My daughters came home from college (Morgantown) to vote today as well as my hubby. He was the 4th to vote at 6;35am . Record breaking early voting in the 10 day span.


33 posted on 11/06/2012 12:41:31 PM PST by MadelineZapeezda (Where's yo dollah ?????)
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To: chippewaman
There are VERY VERY few Obama supporters in coal country but for some reason the locals are clinging onto Dems Manchin

That rat bastard Manchin has a lot of people buffaloed ... I'm appalled that the NRA would give the back of its hand to NRA Life Member John Raese, whilst endorsing Harry Reid's bitch.

34 posted on 11/06/2012 12:47:57 PM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Doulos1

Hello fellow southern WV Freeper. Yes, Romney is kicking big time Obama $%# today in “Coal Country” and across West Virginia. When the polls close at 7:30 Mitt WILL BE declared the winner of this state. He will win by at least 15 points. Remember, this is county block in southern WV that voted for Keith Judd over Obama in the Dem primary. Remember the Texas prisoner? Obama’s War on Coal in WV is real and people have finally woke up. Senator Manchin is a Democratic Party hack and so is Gov. Tomblin. Remember, Manchin ENDORSED Obama in ‘08 and was an Obama super delegate. Don’t be fooled by Joe’s games.


35 posted on 11/06/2012 1:33:36 PM PST by chippewaman
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