Early voting in Texas underway...

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    ...and Obama already has 2 votes. Mine and my wife's.

    The polling place was PACKED all day long, mostly with old white folks. I can't say if they were voting to keep their Social Security (Obama) or voting their fear of the President (Romney), but they're really turning out.
     
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    Yep, everyone's on pins and needles to see which way Texas goes.
     
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    Yeah, no shit! :D
     
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    Lonestar_logic Republic of Texas

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    The last time Texas went blue was in 1976. And we all know how that turned out.
     
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    I think there's going to be some big surprises in some of the down ballot candidates. I predict a record turnout for Hispanics.
     
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    everyone wants to early vote....i dont get it...i wait till nov 6
     
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    Why? Avoid the lines!

    And, remember...vote early and vote often! :D
     
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    Bad news for you - my wife and I cancelled your votes out. Voted early monday morning. In Texas.
     
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    I expect every Obama vote will be cancelled out by some troglodyte in Texas.

    After all, in a state where education spending consistently ranks near the very bottom, you can't expect an informed public, can you?

    http://schoolfinance101.wordpress.com/2010/10/04/state-ranking-madness-who-spends-mostleast/
     
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    We must have more than enough informed voters, Texas is red state and it looks like it'll stay that way.
     

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