The View From Your Polling Place: Oddly Quiet in a Crucial District.


PB’s own blackink is in Hillsborough County, FL — the same county where tea party-affiliated groups have been baselessly challenging the voting eligibility of people they claimed were felons –and found his local polling center kinda dead:

Here’s a shot at a virtually empty precinct in the Town and Country area of Hillsborough County, Florida, the bellwether county of the nation’s most valuable swing state. A poll worker said the crowds came early and are expected to return after 5 p.m. I went to 3 other polling places and it was much the same. Go figure.

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Gene "G.D." Demby is the founder and editor of PostBourgie. In his day job, he blogs about race and ethnicity for National Public Radio. He is a native of South Philly and reads and writes and runs and rants. You can follow him on Twitter or subscribe to him on Facebook.

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