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http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/11/05/Early-Reports-on-Turnout-for-Virginia-Governor-s-Election-A-Trickle

 by Michael Patrick Leahy 5 Nov 2013, 8:02 AM PDT post a comment
Early reports from voters at two polling places in Virginia's gubernatorial election, one in Richmond and one in Lynchburg, indicate that as of 9:30 am eastern standard time, turnout has been just "a trickle."

A third report, from Rustburg in rural Campbell County, a conservative stronghold, indicates turnout is good there. At that location, Cuccinelli signs are highly visible and McAuliffe signs are not present.

UPDATE (11:06am EST): The Virginia State Board of Elections reports turnout for the following counties (as of 11am EST):

Montgomery                     12.9%

Petersburg                         .8%

James City County           15%

Falls Church                        25%

Waynesboro                      7.7%

Halifax                                  10%

Poquoson                           15%

Martinsville                        10%

UPDATE (11:12am EST) Alexandria Turnout Mixed. Mike Flynn: I voted in my precinct in Alexandria City around 9:30am. Just under 30% of the precinct had voted by then. My precinct generally has a higher turnout than the rest of the state. My precinct is overwhelmingly Democrat.

Other precincts around Alexandria had much lighter turnout. A source following election day voting told Breitbart News that turnout was running behind 2009 levels. In that election, 40% of Virginia voters went to the polls.

McAuliffe will win Alexandria handily, but he needs a very big turnout here to overcome his losses in the rest of the state.

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Re: LIVE UPDATES: Early Turnout for Virginia Governor's Election: 'A Trickle'
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2013, 01:02:45 PM »
Don't worry. I'm sure by the end of the day those solidly blue counties will have greater than 100% turnout to shift everything in McAwful's favor.

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Re: LIVE UPDATES: Early Turnout for Virginia Governor's Election: 'A Trickle'
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2013, 01:08:02 PM »

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Re: LIVE UPDATES: Early Turnout for Virginia Governor's Election: 'A Trickle'
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2013, 01:40:40 PM »
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Re: LIVE UPDATES: Early Turnout for Virginia Governor's Election: 'A Trickle'
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2013, 01:42:07 PM »
I do not like or trust absentee voting - or electronic machines

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Re: LIVE UPDATES: Early Turnout for Virginia Governor's Election: 'A Trickle'
« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2013, 02:27:33 PM »

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Re: LIVE UPDATES: Early Turnout for Virginia Governor's Election: 'A Trickle'
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2013, 02:42:11 PM »
http://www.breitbart.com/InstaBlog/2013/11/05/Polling-Machine-Problems-Happening-In-Swing-County-In-Virginia


Polling Machine Problems Happening in Swing County in Virginia
by Kerry Picket 5 Nov 2013, 4:24 AM PDT

Problems appear to already be happening on election day in Virginia. Two callers from Loudoun County called into WMAL's Morning's on the Mall radio show and told hosts Larry O'Connor and Brian Wilson that the electronic validation system across the county was down when they showed up to go vote.

Warner from Lovettsville said, "I got to the polls about 6:15 and the parking lot was packed and I go in and there are about hundred people in line and come to find out that the electronic system to validate voters is down. They didn't have the printed voter registration list for the first time ever, as far as I can tell. Up until about 6:40 not one person had voted in lovettsville and it looks like a countywide problem."

Paul from Lovettsville agreed telling WMAL, "I'm experiencing the exact same thing he did. I  arrived just before six 'o' clock. The great news was that in Loudoun County the lines were packed. People were definitely showing up, but once you got in, there was a connectivity problem. Two people would get through and then we'd stop and wait and then just kept going over and over. And the poor IT guy, he was working everything he could, but he told me that the connectivity problem was a countywide problem."

In Bristol County a  man who called into WMAL and told Brian and Larry that when he tried to vote the machine incorrectly cast his vote for libertarian Rob Sarvis, but the problem was later corrected.

The WMAL newsroom confirmed with Loudoun County officials that there is indeed a county wide connectivity problem. Loudoun is considered to be a swing county during election season.

**UPDATE**

A polling official at the site of the polling place experiencing connectivity problems at the Lovettsville Community Center told Breitbart News on Tuesday that three laptops still need to be networked to one another, but the ethernet hub issue is not causing people from casting their votes or long lines in the Loudoun County town. As of 10:15 AM, over 300 individuals have voted at this polling site. Such a number, the polling official said, is a good turnout so far for the small town.

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Re: LIVE UPDATES: Early Turnout for Virginia Governor's Election: 'A Trickle'
« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2013, 04:08:25 PM »
I just had a news blast saying turnout in the "democrat" areas are seeing heavy turnout.

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Re: LIVE UPDATES: Early Turnout for Virginia Governor's Election: 'A Trickle'
« Reply #8 on: November 05, 2013, 04:25:39 PM »

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Re: LIVE UPDATES: Early Turnout for Virginia Governor's Election: 'A Trickle'
« Reply #9 on: November 05, 2013, 04:54:17 PM »
I just had a news blast saying turnout in the "democrat" areas are seeing heavy turnout.
not good. I am sure the unmarked vehicle with the extra votes in the trunk will arrive soon at all the polling locations.


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Re: LIVE UPDATES: Early Turnout for Virginia Governor's Election: 'A Trickle'
« Reply #10 on: November 05, 2013, 04:56:35 PM »
not good. I am sure the unmarked vehicle with the extra votes in the trunk will arrive soon at all the polling locations.

What the heck is wrong with the conservatives in VA... they need to get out and vote... especially in light of the third party guy being an Obama shill... they are pulling the same trick to elect McAuliff as McCain used here in AZ to win... pay a guy to get in and stay in the race to bleed off the conservative votes.

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Re: LIVE UPDATES: Early Turnout for Virginia Governor's Election: 'A Trickle'
« Reply #11 on: November 05, 2013, 05:32:52 PM »
UPDATE (4:07pm EST) Norther Virginia Tea Party emails to its supporters a message from Fairfax County GOP Chair Jay McConville:

    Mid-Day numbers are rolling in, and while early, we know one thing for sure. This looks like it will end up being a very close race which means that every little thing you do matters.

    Tell your neighbors and friends that we need them to get to the polls right away! All of us in Virginia are counting on you to do your part. 

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Re: LIVE UPDATES: Early Turnout for Virginia Governor's Election: 'A Trickle'
« Reply #12 on: November 05, 2013, 06:08:02 PM »
Here is a link for live results as they come in (official versus media).
http://electionresults.virginia.gov/resultsSW.aspx?type=SWR&map=CTY

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Re: LIVE UPDATES: Early Turnout for Virginia Governor's Election: 'A Trickle'
« Reply #13 on: November 05, 2013, 06:08:44 PM »
I have a feeling I will be depressed tonight....again..

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Re: LIVE UPDATES: Early Turnout for Virginia Governor's Election: 'A Trickle'
« Reply #14 on: November 05, 2013, 06:16:18 PM »
Exit polls - 48% for O-Care - 50% against O-care.  Hmmm wonder if this means if Cuch looses it will be all on the ringer in the race... bet it does.

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Re: LIVE UPDATES: Early Turnout for Virginia Governor's Election: 'A Trickle'
« Reply #15 on: November 05, 2013, 06:19:10 PM »
UPDATE (4:30pm EST) Pickett: A polling site located in Alexandria at Landrey precinct 101 had a 35 percent turnout rate as of 4:07 PM. According to the onsite election official, 789 voters cast their ballots up to that point.

UPDATE (4:45pm EST) Pickett:  A polling site located in Alexandria at precinct 102 had an over 50 percent turnout rate as of 4:21 PM. According to the onsite election official, 1002 voters cast their ballots up to that point.

UPDATE (5:15pm EST) Pickett: A polling site located in Alexandria at precinct 103 had a 40 percent turnout rate as of 4:34 PM. According to the onsite election official, 1400 voters cast their ballots up to that point.

UPDATE (5:58pm EST) Flynn: As we wait for the polls to close in Virginia, a funny story from New Jersey. This morning fire alarms went off at Christie campaign headquarters. An aide told Breitbart News, "same thing happened in 09, so a good sign." Not that Christie needed any good omens. He is expected to win reelection by 20 points. The key test for Christie is how long his coat-tails are for legislative contests. 

UPDATE (6:10pm EST) Pickett: A polling site located in Alexandria at precinct 104 had a 30 percent turnout rate as of 5:03 PM. According to the onsite election official, 1389 voters cast their ballots up to that point.

Note: Alexandria precincts 101, 102, 103 are among the more Republican precincts in the city. All three look to have very strong turnout. Precinct 104 is among the more Democrat precincts. So far, its turnout is lower. 

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Re: LIVE UPDATES: Early Turnout for Virginia Governor's Election: 'A Trickle'
« Reply #16 on: November 05, 2013, 06:26:36 PM »
I have a feeling I will be depressed tonight....again..

The way the media has been playing this as a bell-weather race, I have the same feeling. This was a nasty race and McAulliffe threw everything at him, plus the Libertarian spoiler funded by Obama isn't helping.

I suspect the difference will be single digits and the phony Libertarian will have spoiled it.

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Re: LIVE UPDATES: Early Turnout for Virginia Governor's Election: 'A Trickle'
« Reply #17 on: November 05, 2013, 06:52:50 PM »
Well, it's 6:52 in Virginia .... have they called the race for McAuliffe yet?
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Re: LIVE UPDATES: Early Turnout for Virginia Governor's Election: 'A Trickle'
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Re: LIVE UPDATES: Early Turnout for Virginia Governor's Election: 'A Trickle'
« Reply #19 on: November 05, 2013, 07:16:56 PM »
Fox News...too close to call

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Re: LIVE UPDATES: Early Turnout for Virginia Governor's Election: 'A Trickle'
« Reply #20 on: November 05, 2013, 07:18:15 PM »
Well, it's 6:52 in Virginia .... have they called the race for McAuliffe yet?

Fox all but did 'calling' the exit polls and now discussing how it is good for Hillary's prospects.

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Re: LIVE UPDATES: Early Turnout for Virginia Governor's Election: 'A Trickle'
« Reply #21 on: November 05, 2013, 07:18:41 PM »
Fox News...too close to call

CNN and MSNBC have called it for the Rats and said Cuccinelli will concede in a few minutes.
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Re: LIVE UPDATES: Early Turnout for Virginia Governor's Election: 'A Trickle'
« Reply #22 on: November 05, 2013, 07:18:46 PM »
Fox News...too close to call

That'll change ... they'll call it in 10 minutes.
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Re: LIVE UPDATES: Early Turnout for Virginia Governor's Election: 'A Trickle'
« Reply #23 on: November 05, 2013, 07:18:47 PM »
Va. Board of Elections

Cuccinelli 457 - 55.73%
McCauliff 274 - 33.41%
Sarvis       89 - -10%

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Re: LIVE UPDATES: Early Turnout for Virginia Governor's Election: 'A Trickle'
« Reply #24 on: November 05, 2013, 07:19:06 PM »
Fox all but did 'calling' the exit polls and now discussing how it is good for Hillary's prospects.

Fox wants Hillary to run and win.  It is good for their ratings.
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