Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Happy Election Day

Happy Election Day, everyone! I’m off to vote first thing this morning, and then a friend and I will be spending the afternoon working as volunteers to help drive fellow voters to the polls. Even though I don’t usually go into great detail about my political views here on this blog, those who have been following for a while can probably make a pretty good guess about where I stand on a number of issues, especially given my Halloween costume from last year. :) 


Yes, to those who know me, it's no secret how passionately I feel about the results of this election, but regardless of my own views, I also feel strongly that everyone deserves the chance to make his or her own voice heard. Therefore, I hope that tons of my fellow Virginians will also head out to the polls today to take a stand in this tight presidential race, not to mention the state and local contests that are on the ballot. 

This is actually my first Election Day since leaving my job on Capitol Hill, and while that definitely feels a bit strange, I’m still very excited (and nervous) to follow the results late into the night, no doubt with a glass of wine (or two) in hand! 

Are you taking part in any Election Day festivities or volunteer activities, and will you be following the returns tonight? 

14 comments:

  1. Love your costume! I'm right there with you in your liberal agenda (of course I am - I live in SF!) Happy election day. My husband and I voted already and we're excited to watch the coverage tonight. Hoping to finish a big brief before then :)

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  2. Haha love your costume. I'm really bummed that my absentee ballot didn't arrive on time! Argh. But I do vote in NY State so you know how that will go!

    xoxo,
    Chic 'n Cheap Living

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  3. It has been weird this year being in Monterey for election season because it is a fairly conservative city, but lifespan people just aren't fired up about politics. I feel like I wouldn't even know it was going on! Regardless of outcome, I am thankful we all get chance to have a voice!

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  4. Happy voting day! We already voted last week, but will definitely be keeping an eye on the returns tonight.

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  5. Haha hmmm I wonnnddderrr who you voted for...

    LOL yes, Chris and I got up to vote at 6:00 this morning and were in and out in 10 minutes, thank goodness!

    I will be following everything tonight, but I'm not gonna lie - I'm so glad this election is coming to a close.

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  6. I'm with you! That's great you are going to be volunteering to help voters get to the polls. Especially important in VA this year! :)

    I voted this morning and it was quick and easy.

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  7. Happy Election Day to you too!!! :) And I love this costume! AWESOME.
    ♥ laura
    the blog of worldly delights
    the shop of worldly delights

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  8. happy election day. i have spent all afternoon and will spend all night watching the results on msnbc. it's so important and i hope everyone votes.

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  9. So glad you voted and helped others get to the polls! Go USA!

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  10. So awesome you volunteered to drive the vote!! You did an awesome job..VA made a big difference!!

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  11. Its hard to believe 4 years ended so quickly and another begins....

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  12. I was so stressed over waiting on the results. I made myself go to sleep!!

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  13. Happy voting day!! It's crazy what politics can bring out in people, so I'm a little bit glad its over...even all the way over here my newsfeed has been blowing up with debate :)

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  14. And I knew I liked you, haha.

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