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SarasotaRepub
07-12-2011, 06:43 PM
Low turnout???? (http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=439x1475582) Oh Noes!!!! The DUmmies don't like this thread!!!




Ian David (1000+ posts) Tue Jul-12-11 05:54 PM
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Low turnout as Wisconsin recall elections begin Edited on Tue Jul-12-11 05:56 PM by Ian David
Low turnout as Wisconsin recall elections begin

By John Rondy

MILWAUKEE | Tue Jul 12, 2011 1:01pm EDT

(Reuters) - Wisconsin voters went to the polls on Tuesday for the first of a series of special elections prompted by the bitter partisan battle earlier this year over the collective bargaining rights of government workers.

But turnout, which was expected to be low, was off to a slow start in Shorewood, a suburb of Milwaukee and home to the Democratic Primary for the 8th Senate District.

"I don't know if it will pick up this afternoon or not," said Sherry Grant, Shorewood's Village Clerk. "We are looking at using less poll workers for the afternoon unless it picks up."

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But the votes have a strange twist. The Democrats running in the primary are opposed by six Republicans who are running as Democrats. And while confusing, under Wisconsin law it is legal. Republicans are posing as Democrats to force the Democrats to hold primary elections and give the incumbents Republicans more time to campaign and raise money. The final recall elections will be in August.

More:
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/07/12/us-wisconsin-... (http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/07/12/us-wisconsin-recall-idUSTRE76B4SR20110712)


See also:

CALL OUT THE VOTE-- Wisconsin needs you! How it works:
http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph... (http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=439x1473928)

It's Recall Election Day, & Right-Wingers Are Reportedly Robocalling Voters 2Tell Them to Stay Home
http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph... (http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=186x34463)



HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!




movonne (1000+ posts) Tue Jul-12-11 06:06 PM
Response to Original message (http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=439x1475582#1475582)

1. Where did all the WI energy gone...they were out there in droves...






Springer9 (216 posts) Tue Jul-12-11 06:14 PM
Response to Reply #1 (http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=439x1475582#1475650)

2. Maybe it got back on the buses that brought much of it in.http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/images/transparent.gif
They can't vote anyway.



:p:D

Apocalypse
07-12-2011, 08:37 PM
Just popped over to Althouse.

She is saying right now some of these "Fake" Dems. may actually win their elections and beat the real ones.

This will be hilarious.
Results will start coming in after 8 pm

djones520
07-13-2011, 08:00 AM
Just popped over to Althouse.

She is saying right now some of these "Fake" Dems. may actually win their elections and beat the real ones.

This will be hilarious.
Results will start coming in after 8 pm

All the fake Dems lost, mostly by a pretty good margin. The closest one had the real Dem winning at 54%.

michaelsean
07-13-2011, 10:56 AM
Springer9 (216 posts) Tue Jul-12-11 06:14 PM
Response to Reply #1

2. Maybe it got back on the buses that brought much of it in.
They can't vote anyway.

They didn't like that one. Already gone.