Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Small Voter Turnout...

...but it looks like the referendums passed anyway. (http://results.enr.clarityelections.com/NC/Mitchell/10288/15074/en/summary.html)

I woke up at 1:30 this morning and just could not go back to sleep. Hate it when that happens. But, I figured since I'm up, I might as well go to the Board of Elections website and see how the vote went yesterday. It does look like all four of the alcoholic beverage issues passed, but I have to say I'm kind of disappointed in the voter turnout. Only 51.71% of registered voters actually showed up to vote on an issue that it seems EVERYONE had an opinion on. Well, maybe that worked out for the best in the end.

I also have to wonder why it appears that some people voted on one or two of the issues but not on all four. That's kind of odd to me, but who knows why people want one thing and not the other, or vice versa.

So, we are finally coming up into the modern world. Took long enough.

3 comments:

Vicki Lane said...

Cheers!

richard-ca. said...

HI,
I HAVEN'T BEEN TO YOUR BLOG IN AWHILE.BEEN SOOO BUSY.FIRST I WOULD LIKE TO SEND MY SYMPATHY ABOUT YOUR DAD'S PASSING.SECOND IT SOUNDS LIKE THE PEOPLE THERE ARE FINALLY BEING REALISTIC ABOUT THINGS (REFERRING TO THE ALCOHOLIC SALES).WHILE LIVING THERE ALL MY LIFE I NEVER UNDERSTOOD WHY THERE WERE DRY COUNTIES.EVEN THE KIDS WOULD SEND SOMEONE OUT OF TOWN TO BUY FOR THEM.
HOWEVER I CAN REMEMBER WHEN I USED TO THINK IT WAS AN AWFUL THING TO HAVE ALCOHOL.THIS COMES FROM GOING TO ONE OF THOSE SOUTHERN INDEPEDENT BAPTIST CHURCHES THERE.
ANYWAY HIP-HIP HORRAY FOR MITCHELL COUNTY!!
HOPE YOU DONT MIND ME USING THE BLOG FOR COMMUNICATION WITH YOU.I KNOW THE BLOGS ARE PROBABLY FOR WRITERS.LET ME KNOW IF THERES ANOTHER REGULAR EMAIL.I ALSO AM ON MYSPACE. TAKE CARE.

Susan M. Bell said...

Richard: Anyone can post comments on my blogs. They aren't just for writers, they're for anyone who happens to come by.

BTW - still have the same email as well. (The one you've been using.)