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The Polls are Open in NC!

When and where to Vote in North Carolina on Nov. 4: Click Here to find your polling place

NC State Board of Elections: Tuesday, Nov. 4, polls open at 6:30 AM and close at 7:30 pm

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Locations and Hours for Early Voting In North Carolina

I voted today! When I got to work this morning, the lines at the precinct were very long so I kept looking out the window and walked over there when it looked like they had gotten a little bit shorter. It wasn’t bad at all, only about a 15-minute wait, and it was a lot of fun to talk to the other people in line. The mood can only be described as jubilant. I shook hands with a very sweet older gentleman who was wearing a "Veterans for Obama" button. Everyone was clapping and cheering for the first-time voters. I got a little teary-eyed at one point. And then after I’d marked my ballot, I said a prayer for the safety and well-being of Obama, and for peace on earth and good will towards people, animals, and the environment. Then I turned my ballot in and got my sticker which says “I voted early” and “I made freedom count.”

Oh, and I got polled last night! About 10 minutes before the debate, I got a phone call, and I made the pollster laugh when we got to the part where you have to define how certain you are about your candidate (very certain, somewhat certain, etc.). I interrupted her and said “one hundred thousand percent certain that I’ll be voting for Barack Obama tomorrow.” I was glad they called me!

Turn It Blue, North Carolina!

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Comments (7)

I sent in my absentee ballot on Tuesday. My boss was appalled..."but what if something happens??" I said, trust me, nothing could happen that would make me want to change my vote to McCain.

Jane:

Annie, I would love to be polled but we don't often answer calls coming from 800 numbers--maybe we should.

I've voted, too--mail-in ballot.

Joe Six Pack and Joe the Plumber? Well, Joe the plumber is definitely a Joe Sixpack.

Oh Annie, that is beautiful! You made me teary-eyed! What a wonderful moment.

Kathy (Trekcapri):

Hi Annie, awesome post! Now that's a cool way to vote. I loved your prayer too! And how exciting that you got polled!

Oh, I can't wait to cast my ballot. And I probably won't be able to sleep on election night! :) Whoo hoo!

Very inspiring post!! It made me teary eyed also! Early voting starts here on the 21st. I plan to go that day!

How exciting to be polled! That is so funny that you interrupted her and said “one hundred thousand percent certain". I would love to be polled. GO OBAMA!!!!

sandrac:

Way to make your voice heard, Annie!

Thanks everyone. I've never gotten emotional about voting before, just goes to show how unique this election really is.

It's going to be a long two weeks until we know!

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