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.


Gene "G.D." Demby is the founder and editor of PostBourgie. In his day job, he blogs and reports on race and ethnicity for NPR's Code Switch team.