Just a question to anyone out there who may have experienced the following scenario on November 8....As you read, keep in mind I'm 45 years old and have voted in every election since I turned 18, except this one.
At about 6:30pm one of the precinct workers telephoned my home, asking for me. When I replied yes, this is her, I was asked if I had voted yet today. I replied "No, but thank you for the call" and hung up. Those calls have happened before, and I never thought much about them. As for my not voting last Tuesday, I had been ill for about a month and hadn't be able to research the issues/candidates. As such, I preferred not to vote rather than be an uninformed voter.
To my astonishment, about 7:30pm a woman from the local precinct (her name badge said Miki) rang my doorbell and asked me if I had voted yet. I said again, "No, I've actually been ill and I'm not voting tonight", and closed my door.
I'm sorry, but I can understand offering seniors a ride to the polls, but this knock on my door felt like an extreme and intrusive measure, given the fact that I had already responded to a telephone call. Isn't there some polling/precinct rule against this?