They Voted Today

Posted by Katherine | Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

First you vote. David Markland recorded what appears to be a voter and a poll worker in Culver City, California. [David Markland / Flickr] Then you get a certificate. Amy from Chicago draws inspiration from a "blank piece of lined paper" and "portable coffee mugs." She says, "I cannot describe how good it felt ...

A Quiet Polling Place

Posted by Katherine | Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

Heidiologies took this photo of a polling place in New Jersey today. Not much of a wait time there, by the looks of it. [heidiologies / Flickr] In larger format, you can see that one of the signs warns against loitering. Good thing there wasn't a line out the door.

Standing in Line to Vote

Posted by Katherine | Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

Americans have been standing in line for hours all day. Some 100 million were expected at the polls today after twenty-nine-plus million voted early or absentee. From sandygbandy, a pre-7 am crowd on 18th Street in DC. [sandygbandy / Flickr] From Valerie, a student who likes scrapbooking and genealogy, a two-and-a-half-hour line in ...

Church and Polling Place

Posted by Katherine | Thursday, May 15th, 2008

Joyce from Santa Monica, California, spotted this church/state juxtaposition during the '06 elections: [Vaguely Artistic / Flickr] She wondered whether religious imagery in polling places was legal. The answer depends, apparently, on where you live, but it's an issue that continues to be debated.