First time voter and Vassar College student in Poughkeepsie, NY this morning.
TPM reader based in Windsor, Ontario getting ready to mail his ballot to New Jersey last Monday. The Ambassador Bridge and Detroit are in the background.
These readers and their son only waited 10 minutes in line to vote this morning at
Poll Site 10250 in Manhattan
This reader received his ballot by email and voted by fax from London.
Yale student casting his vote from New Haven, CT this morning.
Voter at Grafton Village Elementary School in Stafford, VA this morning. His observations: "on balance, more Romney than Obama signs along the route to the polls in this Republican leaning district. Romney signs were for Romney alone, whereas most of the Obama signs were actually "Obama-Kaine-Cook" (Cook being the sacrificial lamb the Democrats have up against the Republican incumbent in Virginia's 1st district). Both Romney and Obama had a poll worker out, although the Obama guy had a large sign advertising his ability to answer voting questions or resolve issues with being issued a provisional ballot ("voted in a green envelope? We can help"). At this time of day, there was no line at all and voters appeared to be primarily retirees, but a poll worker told me that the line had been out the door earlier in the morning."
"I don't usually do things like this - but my wife recently became a US citizen and this is her first time voting, and I'm quite proud. She is originally from Taiwan. The kids (2.5, 7mo) came along for the ride - introduction to civics starts early in our family."
TPM's assistant to the publisher Megan Reback (right) and her sister voting early this morning at Katonah Elementary School in Katonah, NY. While both voted in 2008, this is their first time voting in their native New York.