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Best wishes to all of our American friends on talk freethought. Stay safe and vote!

What was up with the other seven people? Their town literally has one fucking thing to do every four years and they couldn't be bothered to brew up a cup of coffee and miss their bed time? I am very disappointed in them.
 

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Dixville Notch

Best wishes to all of our American friends on talk freethought. Stay safe and vote!

What was up with the other seven people? Their town literally has one fucking thing to do every four years and they couldn't be bothered to brew up a cup of coffee and miss their bed time? I am very disappointed in them.
I can only surmise that they are anarchist separatists who don't recognize the so called "government" and their rigged "elections".
 

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I can only surmise that they are anarchist separatists who don't recognize the so called "government" and their rigged "elections".

I blame Biden for abusing his authority as President to undermine the US electoral system. Americans need to put Trump in office in order to restore dignity and honour to the position.
 

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Dixville Notch

Best wishes to all of our American friends on talk freethought. Stay safe and vote!

What was up with the other seven people? Their town literally has one fucking thing to do every four years and they couldn't be bothered to brew up a cup of coffee and miss their bed time? I am very disappointed in them.
Sadly, the wait to vote there was still over an hour. ;)
 

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Sounds like Ohio is set with the absentee ballots and early voting. And Iowa's biggest county is done with absentee as well.

With Dewine noting early numbers with mainly be the early votes, and Biden will have the lead, Trump will have difficulties claiming victory prematurely, as he'll need to be coming back. With Polk County in Iowa likewise, Trump needs returns to come in through the night. This presumably will be likewise true for NC and FL.

Dewine predicted Trump would "squeak" out Ohio.
 

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RCP average showing Pennsylvania tightening. I still says this is where it happens. And we won’t know until Friday. In the meantime expect Trump to go to court to stop the counting. And to organize his goons to go down there to disrupt the process.
 

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Texas is expected to report early votes on the first wave, so there could be around 75+% reporting by the time polls close! That is excluding the absentee ballots. Could be the first time in a long time that Texas is appears blue on the board with so many votes it. Or not.
 

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Best wishes to all of our American friends on talk freethought. Stay safe and vote!

I am very disappointed in the Democratic Party's lawyers for not immediately seeking a court injunction to stop the national count at that point and declare Mr Biden the winner.
 

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Best wishes to all of our American friends on talk freethought. Stay safe and vote!

I am very disappointed in the Democratic Party's lawyers for not immediately seeking a court injunction to stop the national count at that point and declare Mr Biden the winner.
Well, five votes was enough for W in 2000... I'll get Biden on the phone.
 

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Texas is expected to report early votes on the first wave, so there could be around 75+% reporting by the time polls close! That is excluding the absentee ballots. Could be the first time in a long time that Texas is appears blue on the board with so many votes it. Or not.

If Texas flips to Biden, I promise not so say one more disparaging thing about Texas, Texans, their driving habits, their relationships with animals, their racism and bigotry, their gun fetishes, their stupid-sounding accents - none of it!

For at least a week.
 

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Texas is expected to report early votes on the first wave, so there could be around 75+% reporting by the time polls close! That is excluding the absentee ballots. Could be the first time in a long time that Texas is appears blue on the board with so many votes it. Or not.

If Texas flips to Biden, I promise not so say one more disparaging thing about Texas, Texans, their driving habits, their relationships with animals, their racism and bigotry, their gun fetishes, their stupid-sounding accents - none of it!

For at least a week.

That long? :D
 

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So now we wait... to see if we get the ending of WM 30... or the ending of Star Wars Rise of Skywalker.
 

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I don't think that I've actually watched the election returns on election night since Bush vs Gore. I don't know if I will tonight or not. I've generally read the live updates on the internet and watched the thread here.

I presume this is where the running commentary will be. I don't actually have TV service. I suppose I could stream from CNN or one of the other national networks - or not.
 

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I don't think that I've actually watched the election returns on election night since Bush vs Gore. I don't know if I will tonight or not. I've generally read the live updates on the internet and watched the thread here.

I presume this is where the running commentary will be. I don't actually have TV service. I suppose I could stream from CNN or one of the other national networks - or not.


I was planning on just going to work (2nd shift) and not worrying about any of it until I got home tonight at 11pm.

Then I woke up this morning, felt sick, took the "if you feel sick, stay home" message to heart, and called out for the day.

I have no intention of turning on the television to watch live results, as I haven't watched actual live television in many months, but it will be tempting to use this computer hooked up to the internet to follow along.
 

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Wednesday is my day off, so I am planning to watch the ABC coverage (the real ABC, not the American one), and perhaps occasionally flick over to Fox News for comic relief.

My last minute prediction is a Biden landslide, with the result called tonight. Dems to take control of the Senate, and to dominate in the Reps. Mostly based on the very high early voting numbers - I also predict a very high turnout, though probably not on the scale of that seen with the first Obama victory.
 

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Texas is expected to report early votes on the first wave, so there could be around 75+% reporting by the time polls close! That is excluding the absentee ballots. Could be the first time in a long time that Texas is appears blue on the board with so many votes it. Or not.

If Texas flips to Biden, I promise not so say one more disparaging thing about Texas, Texans, their driving habits, their relationships with animals, their racism and bigotry, their gun fetishes, their stupid-sounding accents - none of it!

For at least a week.


So you can still talk about their obsession with high school football?
 

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Milli-minutes?

Why would you even have that on a countdown clock?!
 

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Twas the night after the election and we kept the house

We re-took the senate and got rid of the louse​
 

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Jeanne Shaheen (D) is the projected winner in the senate in new Hampshire - NBC
 

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NBC projects McConnell won. Fuckity fuck fuck! Bastard old coot.
 

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NBC projects McConnell won. Fuckity fuck fuck! Bastard old coot.

I wasn't expecting anything different. The real question at hand is whether he becomes minority leader or not.
 

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Officials at the State Farm Arena in Fulton County, Georgia, announce that the absentee ballot count will be delayed after a pipe burst in the room containing the ballots. - MSNBC
 

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AP calls it for Biden in Illinois.

ETA: and Vermont.
 

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There is currently a 500,000 vote lead difference between Sen. Cornyn lead and Pres. Trump’s deficit!
 

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Based on the results in Florida... after all of the shit Trump has pulled, America has lost this election.

NY Times says FL, GA, NC all likely Trump.
 

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Officials at the State Farm Arena in Fulton County, Georgia, announce that the absentee ballot count will be delayed after a pipe burst in the room containing the ballots. - MSNBC

Wait, the, as to imply the only? Sounds like a ratfuck.
 

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Looking like another 4 years of the Trumpster so far. He’s got Florida and just like 2016 there’s a serious discrepancy in the polling. This doesn’t bode well for other swing states. Fuck.

Maybe the senate will flip though. There’s hope for that at least.
 

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WTF, NBC is calling N Dakota for Trump even though Biden has more votes. How does that work?
 

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I have no idea how accurate exit polls are, but NY Times Michigan shows a blow out for Biden. Trump carried 7 pts among men, Biden 23 pts among women. That seems like a crazy swing.

PA is much closer, Trump men by 8 pts, Biden women by 10 pts.

WI is like Michigan (why did I abbrev. WI but not Michigan?). Trump won men by 3 pts. Biden won women by 19 pts. This would imply a whacking.

Unless absentees in Florida in Miami-Dade, Florida looks like Trump, so what do NY Times Exit Polls say? Hold the phone! Florida men 7 pt for Trump, women 5 pt for Biden, That falls right in line for Trump's apparently 2 to 3 pt victory!

Trump is 17 pts up with men in OH, Biden 5 pts up with women.
 

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Started watching CNN, still on a 3 hours time shift. Getting an impression that this a repeat of 2016. Trump does not perform worse, But early voters I understand are not counted by exit poll monkeys I understand.
 

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WTF, NBC is calling N Dakota for Trump even though Biden has more votes. How does that work?

I suspect because it has voted Republican in every presidential election since 1968, and they've made a projection, and they think the call is safe.

For the same reason, I would call California for Biden before a single ballot had been counted. Or New York, which even voted for Dukakis!
 

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Hickenlooper beat Gardner in CO flipping the seat to blue.
 

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Texas exit polls indicate almost no change in Hispanic turnout or support.
 
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