Tweets from the ground- Your view of election day
I voted around 11:15 at Greenfield Elementary in Chesterfield. At first I thought the scene was abnormally busy because the parking lot was packed:
However, once my wife and I got inside the wait was not very long at all. I was voter number 628, Karey was 629.
Here are the responses from your tweets- (I will keep updating throughout the day, the latest tweet at the top):
@_KatelynT I didn’t get to vote today because I have H1N1. I feel like I didn’t get to make a difference in the polls.
@g33kgurrl – The eldest & @g33kguy are home. They were voters # 1377 and 1376
@JorgeChazo- I was voter #1208 RT @g33kgurrl @ryanobles Voting in Chesterfield Cty no wait @ CHES I was voter #1280
@g33kgurrl Voting in Chesterfield Cty no wait @ CHES I was voter #1280
@brickworkz Really quick – no line at Short Pump Elem. 3pm today. Took me longer to park (which was also really fast!)
@bradyrick And yes I did vote this morning…in at 9:30, out at 9:31…#nbc12
@bonostph voter turnout was kinda light in warsaw va, but then again i went @ an offpeak time though(3pm).
@jbeatz615 It wasn’t crowded at all. I was expecting to be there for at least 30 minutes but the whole thing only took 10
@ErinEMurphy Voting for me went by quick! No one in there at all. I was number 148 at my precinct! #nbc12 #VaGov
@_moveon no line at 3 chopt elem around 2:30
@drinlow Voted early afternoon in west end. I was number 477. Not very busy but lots of Republican signs.
@VisartsRichmond American Legion on Cutshaw in #rva: dozen or so voters, mostly seniors, no waiting. Also: hand sanitizer.
@virginiadem Fredericksburg polls … much higher than expected voter turnout …. local Commonwealth’s Attorney race seems to be the reason
@Sarvay I see a brown bear staring at me. Oh, wait, wrong story.
@Kari_Bear Just voted in Chesterfield. I was number 462. No line, no wait. Rockin my “I Voted” sticker now 🙂
@smcq Just voted @ the Humphrey Calder Community Center on Thompson Street – Museum District. Piece of cake…no lines! #rvavote
@eblackstock This really is your Christmas, isn’t it?
@wahoobeaver Looking right now at a 10-20% turnout in parts of Southside VA for City of Emporia and Greensville County
@LauraPocketDem I will be voting this afternoon, but both my parents voted earlier at Byrd, which had meager turnout.
@rakul_nitescar Just voted @ Locust Creek (Louisa) maybe half dozen voters there at noon.
@SallyWitzky Stopped in at NASH on Ironbridge Road about an hour ago. No wait. Very polite. In and out in a jiffy.
@collinwagner voter number 843. Deeds table but no MCD. Mostly Deeds signs, also. 5 other voters present.
@mtnews Negative campaigning made clear I support their opponent’s values.
@rvabusiness– Voted at Seminary & Walton in the city @ 10:30. Steady but slow stream of voters. #rvavote
@Lulupayne no line and beautiful skies in Studley 🙂
@dellsells pretty quiet scene at the polls in Northside. Just 2 dems passing out flyers.#vagov #rva
@GarrenShipley Roughly 350 voted in Strasburg at 9:30 this morning. Not presidential turnout, but brisk for this GOP stronghold. #VaGov
@HokieEm Just voted in Western Hanover @PHHS. So far a very good turnout. I was voter #643 at 10:55am. Looking good for Republicans!
@BonnieNeighbour Walked I’m and out, no waiting, at Woodland Heights Baptist church. Voter number 215 at 10:45am #VaGov #RVA
@robbmajor Yes, I voted. At my polling place I saw people voting. And people outside trying to tell me to vote for various candidates.
@Joseph_Taylor the lone democrat flew the coop
@ivathediva I saw NOTHING at my polling place (Franklin St Lib). It was completely empty.
@Napkins I was at Falling Creek ES @ 7:15. Poll workers outnumbered voters by about 4 to 1. Volunteers for both Reps and Dems outside.
@Joseph_Taylor one dem HoD volunteer that doesn’t support Deeds-Wagner-Shannon. 3 repubs vols. Steady turnout in suburban/rural PWC precinct
@WxDan I was #38 at JR Tucker HS around 8am. No lines, and zero volunteers from either side working outside.
@wonderchook Tag Greason our local R delegate candidate out shaking hands, beyond that almost everyone over the age of 70 #vagov
@eddiRVA Around 8:15am at Mary Munford ES in Richmond there were no lines – was in and out in 5 minutes. I was #102.
@suze4405 lot of poll workers not many voters at mary munford school.