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Let the Landslide Begin
Personal Observation | November 3, 2009 | EnNewsExSpook

Posted on 11/03/2009 4:35:31 AM PST by ExNewsExSpook

An early voting report from Virginia's 1st Congressional District, epicenter for today's expected GOP tsunami in the Old Dominion.

I reside in York County, not far from Fort Eustis and the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center. The district is heavily Republican; John McCain got more than 60% of the vote here last year.

Polls open in Virginia at 6 a.m. I arrived at my voting place (a local elementary school) at 6:45. The parking lot was 80% full at that hour, and more cars were arriving by the minute. The level activity seemed comparable to what I saw during the most recent presidential election, although I voted later in the day in 2008.

Outside the precinct, the GOP had two pollworkers passing our sample Republican ballots. Demand was heavy; by comparison, the Democrats had just one representative handing out their sample ballots. With the exception of a few African-American voters, there were virtally no takers.

Inside the polling place, there were 20 people ahead of me in line. However, the ballot is short (governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and one race for the House of Delegates), so the line moved quickly. I was out the door at 6:50 a.m. and by that time, almost 200 people had voted at this particular precinct.

Outside the school, signs for the Republican team (Bob McDonnell, Bill Bolling and Ken Cuccinelli) outnumbered those for the Democratic candidates by at least an 8-1 margin. However, this is a solidly Republican district, so you'd expect to see that sort of advantage for the GOP.

For all FReepers in VA: you know your mission for today. Get out and vote, and put the Old Dominion back in the GOP column. And while you're at it, say a prayer for Chris Christie and Doug Hoffman.


TOPICS: Front Page News; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: billbolling; bobmcdonnell; creighdeeds; kencuccinelli; obamareferendum
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It's a great day to be a conservative in Virginia. And, it's even more fun to watch the rats abandon their sinking ship. Both of the state's Democratic Senators, Mark Warner and Jim Webb, have been absent from the campaign trail over the past 4-5 days, trying to avoid the train wreck that is their party's ticket.
1 posted on 11/03/2009 4:35:31 AM PST by ExNewsExSpook
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To: ExNewsExSpook

Thanks for the update.


2 posted on 11/03/2009 4:37:39 AM PST by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: ExNewsExSpook

By comparison, my precinct in Northern VA is heavily D. When the polls opened, there was no traffic to speak of, nor any line. Pubbies may do well up here today.


3 posted on 11/03/2009 4:39:15 AM PST by Gulf War One
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To: Gulf War One

Will it be enough to offset the fraud of ACORN?
I hope so


4 posted on 11/03/2009 4:41:24 AM PST by South Dakota
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To: Gulf War One

No. Va, Woodson High school voting location:

I was #42 to vote at 6:15am


5 posted on 11/03/2009 4:43:22 AM PST by Bulwinkle (Alec, a.k.a. Daffy Duck)
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To: ExNewsExSpook

Well, only the Mayor and one city council position on my ballot down here in NC today - but I still voted.

Slow, Slow day in my neck of NC.

Little hotter up there in Wake county for the school board positions - bussing vs no bussing.


6 posted on 11/03/2009 4:44:38 AM PST by PeteB570 (I make my fight in the primaries)
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To: ExNewsExSpook

Thanks! I am dying over here in Sweden. It’s already 2 o’clock and nothing...I might be up all night.


7 posted on 11/03/2009 4:45:23 AM PST by riri (http://rationaljingo.blogspot.com/)
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To: South Dakota
Will it be enough to offset the fraud of ACORN?

Surely such activity as intimidation at a polling place is a FEDERAL OFFENSE. Where is the FBI? How did this happen?

8 posted on 11/03/2009 4:47:34 AM PST by Huebolt (Democrat = (national socialist) = NAZI)
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To: ExNewsExSpook

Way too early to tell, folks. It’s going to be a long day, just like a year ago.

Don’t rest on your laurels.

Hound everyone you know to get out and VOTE AGAINST LEFTISTS.


9 posted on 11/03/2009 4:47:43 AM PST by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (I'd rather be a teabagger than an ankle-grabber.)
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To: ExNewsExSpook
We should try to somehow foment grassroots Democrat disillusionment in VA with OBAMA for throwing their local guy under the bus and not standing with them on principle even if an uphill battle. Yes, call it "Operation Backbite."

A lot of divisions and fissures can be driven within the ranks of the rats, in my opinion, this year and next. It will weaken Obama in some key, pivotal states even further that he will need in 2012 in his Electoral College column. There is no way in HECK that Obama could take Virginia from Palin in 2012, but it is a long, tough road. Now is the time to start peddling that chaos and disatisfaction on their side, IMHO. This will discourage them and force their GOTV numbers even more within their key constituencies, who were JAZZED about Obamba in 2008.


10 posted on 11/03/2009 4:47:55 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (SHAME ON YOU. (If Hoffman loses & all you did was talk about him on FR, neither donating $$ or time)
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To: ExNewsExSpook
say a prayer for Chris Christie and Doug Hoffman.

I think Hoffman will win handily.
Please everyone pray really hard for Chris Christie to win.

As Judge Napolitano said this morning, corzine will not stay on as governor if he wins.
Corzine is planning to take a post with bambi...
11 posted on 11/03/2009 4:48:23 AM PST by novemberslady
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To: riri

My friend, we got it easy here in Tokyo, Japan. All the fun and numbers roll in around late morning our time Wednesday, right during our coffee breaks and during the lunch hour! Then we head for Ginza or Yurakucho in the evening to celebrate with some well-deserved Kirin beers! ;-)


12 posted on 11/03/2009 4:49:41 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (SHAME ON YOU. (If Hoffman loses & all you did was talk about him on FR, neither donating $$ or time)
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To: ExNewsExSpook

Apparently obozo is bringing out the vote!

Pray for America’s Freedom


13 posted on 11/03/2009 4:50:22 AM PST by bray (Silent No More)
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To: PeteB570

I’m in Lee County, NC and I was 28th to vote in my precinct at about 7:10 am. Mayor, two city council seats and a confidence/no confidence vote on the sales tax surcharge on the ballot. Slow and steady.


14 posted on 11/03/2009 4:50:28 AM PST by BelegStrongbow (I'm still waiting for Dear Leader to say something that isn't a lie)
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To: Gulf War One
When the polls opened, there was no traffic to speak of,

As Rush says, fourth-generation democrat parasite voters don't even wake up until noon.

15 posted on 11/03/2009 4:50:51 AM PST by Huebolt (Democrat = (national socialist) = NAZI)
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To: Gulf War One

I was visiting my daughter in the Woodbridge area this
past weekend. Saw lots of McDonnell signs and bumper
stickers. I only saw one car with a Deeds bumper stickers
.....next to about 3 stickers for Dear Leader.


16 posted on 11/03/2009 4:52:34 AM PST by Josa
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To: ExNewsExSpook

Old Dominion back in the GOP column

With the state going Democrat in the election and two Democratic Senators, Virginia has a long way to go til it can be called a red state again.


17 posted on 11/03/2009 4:53:47 AM PST by napscoordinator
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To: ExNewsExSpook

How exciting!!!! I wish I was there instead of in Texas. Of course,just for today, :)


18 posted on 11/03/2009 4:53:49 AM PST by shiva
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To: bray
How I DO hope they have exit polling this time, showing Obama voters (Democrats and Independents) from 2008 going with the Republicans in 2009, because they are disillusioned with Obama and want to send a message. I am sure there is quite a chunk of those people out there today as we speak. This story really needs to get out, if it occurs. I would imagine FOX NEWS to be the only voter analysis media outlet to report on such a thing. Jeff Whatshisface over at CNN would keep his mouth completely shut if they had such widespread indications at the polls today.
19 posted on 11/03/2009 4:54:35 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (SHAME ON YOU. (If Hoffman loses & all you did was talk about him on FR, neither donating $$ or time)
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To: ExNewsExSpook

Prayers for sure. The MSM and MSNBC are in full throttle this morning saying “moderates need not apply” lol. So obvious


20 posted on 11/03/2009 4:54:39 AM PST by GoCards ("We eat therefore we hunt...")
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To: Huebolt
As Rush says, fourth-generation democrat parasite voters don't even wake up until noon.

Many of them never wake up, but are still faithful democrat voters.
21 posted on 11/03/2009 4:54:50 AM PST by Uncle Ivan (Alea iacta est)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Or cry in your beer as you probably did last November. Hopefully, today is a good day!


22 posted on 11/03/2009 4:55:56 AM PST by riri (http://rationaljingo.blogspot.com/)
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To: novemberslady

I will pray for a Hoffman win, but not a RINO...sorry no prayers for Christie (for his health yes, but not for some job).


23 posted on 11/03/2009 4:56:06 AM PST by napscoordinator
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To: ExNewsExSpook

I’m in Fauquier County, very few voters at 6:15. Fewer Deeds signs than McDonnell signs. My precinct goes 60% republican every time.


24 posted on 11/03/2009 4:56:55 AM PST by east1234 (It's the borders stupid! My new environmentalist inspired tagline: cut, kill, dig and drill)
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To: ExNewsExSpook

May the Armies of Good outvote the Armies of ACORN and Holder’s Army DOJ-Protected Black Panthers


25 posted on 11/03/2009 4:57:02 AM PST by Diogenesis ("Those who go below the surface do so at their peril" - Oscar Wilde)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

This is too hard to hide. Its a political tsunami.

Pray for America’s Freedom


26 posted on 11/03/2009 4:57:04 AM PST by bray (Silent No More)
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To: riri
I knew Obama was going to kick McCain halfway down the stairs last year, because we nominated such a LOOOOOOOOSER.

So there was no beer, but there was no crying either, last year...as I now recall.

27 posted on 11/03/2009 4:57:26 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (SHAME ON YOU. (If Hoffman loses & all you did was talk about him on FR, neither donating $$ or time)
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To: napscoordinator

You’re a democratic troll.


28 posted on 11/03/2009 4:58:03 AM PST by novemberslady
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To: Gulf War One

Well when you have the government rigging the election with taxpayer dollars you don’t have to go out and vote...


29 posted on 11/03/2009 4:59:06 AM PST by surfer
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To: AmericanInTokyo

From VA - I’m finding more and more opportunities to say “So, how’s that Hope & Hype workin’ for you these days?” I’m not getting much push back - few eye rolls, dirty look or two, but no one really defending The One with any vigor.


30 posted on 11/03/2009 4:59:21 AM PST by MissMagnolia (Obad. 1:15: As you have done, it will be done to you; your deeds will return upon your own head.)
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To: ExNewsExSpook
Voted in Arlington, the belly of the beast, at shortly after 7:00, and the place was empty, whereas a year ago the line was well over two hours long at the same place.

Landslide baby.

31 posted on 11/03/2009 4:59:42 AM PST by jpl
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To: MissMagnolia

GREAT FRONTLINE REPORT!!! Thank YOU!


32 posted on 11/03/2009 5:00:24 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (SHAME ON YOU. (If Hoffman loses & all you did was talk about him on FR, neither donating $$ or time)
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To: Huebolt
As Rush says, fourth-generation democrat parasite voters don't even wake up until noon.

Welfare recipients don't wake up until noon either. These might be the tax paying, working conservatives. You think?

33 posted on 11/03/2009 5:00:51 AM PST by shiva
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To: jpl
Excellent report.

They are demoralized.

The Rats cannot get their base out in 2009.

They are in for the asskicking of their lives tonight in Virginia. Woo Hoo! Great report. Excellent intel.

34 posted on 11/03/2009 5:01:29 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (SHAME ON YOU. (If Hoffman loses & all you did was talk about him on FR, neither donating $$ or time)
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To: ExNewsExSpook

MASSIVE VOTER FRAUD in NEW JERSEY!! MASSIVE!!!


35 posted on 11/03/2009 5:01:53 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion,,,,,,the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: ExNewsExSpook

Thanks for the first hand report and thanks for getting out there and voting!

I truly think the tide is turning and WH spin or not, I believe this is a referendum on zer0’s “hope and change”.


36 posted on 11/03/2009 5:02:03 AM PST by leapfrog0202
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To: All

What I wouldn’t give to be a fly on the wall in the Obama war room this evening.


37 posted on 11/03/2009 5:03:40 AM PST by riri (http://rationaljingo.blogspot.com/)
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To: leapfrog0202
That is why FOX NEWS' newstaff and pollsters, if they ARE lurking here, are kindly advised to segment out OBAMA VOTERS (Dems, and especially independents and Republicans) from 2008 at those exit polls today, and find out how many of them switched this year and went with the Republican or the Conservative in the race, and also if they did it out of a sense of dillusionment with Obama and all the Hope/Change hype of just one year ago.

If that number and sentiment is quantifiable, and is big, then that will be a HUGE news story for tonight on the networks--or at least FOX. MAN I hope that gets reports just as much, if not more, than the actual results of the elections themselves.


38 posted on 11/03/2009 5:06:47 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (SHAME ON YOU. (If Hoffman loses & all you did was talk about him on FR, neither donating $$ or time)
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To: ExNewsExSpook

New Jerseyans, get some respect back, and get rid of that damn crook Corzine.


39 posted on 11/03/2009 5:08:30 AM PST by Overtaxed Patriot (Lock and load)
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To: novemberslady

[As Judge Napolitano said this morning, corzine will not stay on as governor if he wins.
Corzine is planning to take a post with bambi.]

Way to go Judge, now if any dem or moderate who was leaning towards voting for Christie will probably lean back to corzine.

“Oh what hell, why vote against my conscience when he’s going to leave anyway”


40 posted on 11/03/2009 5:08:31 AM PST by RetSignman (Townhalls ..."We have seen the Patriots and they are us")
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To: riri
And believe me, I bet there are many flies on that wall, (especially when someone comes in and removes his basketball jersey).
41 posted on 11/03/2009 5:09:15 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (SHAME ON YOU. (If Hoffman loses & all you did was talk about him on FR, neither donating $$ or time)
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To: novemberslady
As Judge Napolitano said this morning, corzine will not stay on as governor if he wins.
Corzine is planning to take a post with bambi...


Great, so theres no getting rid of that disease.
42 posted on 11/03/2009 5:10:24 AM PST by Overtaxed Patriot (Lock and load)
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To: BunnySlippers

VOTE


43 posted on 11/03/2009 5:11:14 AM PST by fooman (Get real with Kim Jung Mentally Ill about proliferation)
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To: napscoordinator
sorry no prayers for Christie (for his health yes, but not for some job).

Is that you Newt?

44 posted on 11/03/2009 5:11:44 AM PST by shiva
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To: ExNewsExSpook
I am hoping for a landslide in Jersey.

I just finished putting what I hope is a nail in the coffin of Corzine's political future.

45 posted on 11/03/2009 5:12:18 AM PST by mware (F-R-E-E, that spells free. Free Republic.com baby.)
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To: Ann Archy

ACORN’s voter fraud will get Corzine re-elected...and it’s just the beginning of what we’ll see in 2010 & 2012


46 posted on 11/03/2009 5:12:47 AM PST by newfreep ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." - P.J. O'Rourke)
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To: novemberslady

I did hear Sean ask both of them if they had people out watching for ACORN and any voter fraud and they both said yes.

I believe it was Chris Christie that said he had 300 volunteer lawyers ready and waiting. I think it says a lot when 300 lawyers are willing to volunteer their time. It’s also very sad that it’s become necessary to have staff ready in case of voter fraud. Sad reflection on the state of affairs in this country.


47 posted on 11/03/2009 5:13:30 AM PST by leapfrog0202
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To: jpl

Voted absentee in Chesapeake late last week. Last year (also absentee voting) the parking lot was jammed and the line waiting to vote stretched well outside the registrar’s door, and more minorities than I would have believed for Chesapeake. This year - in and out in 10 minutes. Campaign signs down here (McDonnell is from Virginia Beach, just nextdoor) run about 10-1 in favor of McD. Haven’t seen any Deeds stickers on cars with Hopey/Changey stickers, either.


48 posted on 11/03/2009 5:14:14 AM PST by tgusa (Gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger ....)
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To: ExNewsExSpook
I was out the door at 6:50 a.m. and by that time, almost 200 people had voted at this particular precinct.

Democrats don't get out of bed until about 2:00 pm. Republicans have to get up to go to work.
I don't mean to sound like a downer, but democrats aren't known for being early risers.

I hope what you saw was a picture of the entire day. I can't help but believe the American voters are smart enough to do something to stop the madness coming out of Washington.

49 posted on 11/03/2009 5:16:24 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: RetSignman
Way to go Judge, now if any dem or moderate who was leaning towards voting for Christie will probably lean back to corzine.

The people who are leaning to Christie are angry at corzine because he lied to them last election.
He promised them lower taxes.
So I'm not so sure this will make them vote democrat.

Then there's all those people who donated to his campaign that are being played for suckers because he's not even planning to stay.
50 posted on 11/03/2009 5:17:47 AM PST by novemberslady
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