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Get Your Vote On! Election Day 2008 Is Here

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Nov 4, 2008 3:00PM


Photo by mjkmjk

Things are already cranking early this morning with people already showing up for Obamapalooza and glitches already being reported. According to Crain's:

Voting in Washington Park on the South Side was slowed when there were not enough pens to mark the ballots.

And at the Club Lucky bar and restaurant in Bucktown, a touchscreen voting machine wasn't working. That meant voters had to use paper ballots.

Election Judge Joe Lake says three election judges didn't show up, so he recruited volunteers from among the voters standing in line.

It doesn't seem there were any issues as the Obamas cast their votes down on the South Side. I was in line by 6:05 and waited an hour to cast my vote today. Let us know about your experience below in the comments and don't forget to send us your tips and pics!