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Polling place problems

Posted Monday, April 28, 2008, at 2:53 PM

Have you ever been bothered an extreme amount by a person outside your polling place attempting to get you to vote for his or her candidate?

Has there ever been a case when one of them caused you to change your mind?

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Yes, when we lived in Philadelphia, there were always teamster-y looking guys hainging out in front of polling places trying to intimidate voters.

-- Posted by cfrich on Mon, Apr 28, 2008, at 5:21 PM

I have been bothered by candidates or campaign workers at the polls and no they have never changed my mind about who I am going to vote for. I vote early so I don't have to walk through the gauntlet of people working the polls on election day.

-- Posted by volfanatic on Tue, Apr 29, 2008, at 9:13 AM

Yes many many times...But NO to changing my mind...I have always learned from my Dad when growing up to never let someone change my mind about anything if I believe I know best..sometimes it has not worked out for the best..But I still stick to what I believe is right and I never judge anyone that thinks different from me..

-- Posted by rebelrose on Tue, Apr 29, 2008, at 2:06 PM

I'm not sure if it's because my polling place is rural or what, but since I have lived down here I have not even seen any campaign workers at the polls, just signs.

-- Posted by Sharon22 on Wed, Apr 30, 2008, at 5:24 PM

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Bo Melson is a retired sports and police beat editor of the Times-Gazette.
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