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Voter turnout lower than in 2008 presidential election

Original post made on Nov 6, 2012

Although many vote-by-mail and provisional ballots have yet to be counted, Bay Area counties are projecting strong voter turnout for Tuesday's presidential election, however numbers are expected to be below those from the 2008 race.

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Posted by Larry
a resident of Livermore
on Nov 6, 2012 at 9:44 am

Make sure everyone votes today, here is a guide to help you.
Forget about the Presidential Campaign, we are a socialist, so we are in the bag for the democrats. Next is the prepositions, look first to see if they want more money, if they do, no matter what it is, vote no. The only reason they need money is because of the pensions they gave out for votes. So no on anything asking for money such as 30. When you vote, think of the load your laying on your children and grand children. They will end up paying for all your decisions.

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Posted by Daniel Bradford
a resident of Foothill High School
on Nov 7, 2012 at 6:14 am

Despite the predictions of the ideologically-tainted Pleasanton Weekly, Proposition 30 (saving our schools) and Proposition 32 (saving our unions) have both passed by convincing margins.

Yet the Pleasanton Weekly, in an editorial masquerading as a "news story", assured its readers just a few days ago that Proposition 30 was "failing".

Prop 30 passed with 54% of the vote.

I'll take that kind of "fail" any old day of the week you want to name.

Now back to the mangled syntax of the anonymous we-hate-Obama brigade in 3, 2, 1....

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Posted by mittens
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 7, 2012 at 8:56 am

Your unions never needed 'saving', they need to be reigned in or eliminated to protect the other 85% of our populace. But, you're not a selfish bastard, much.

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Posted by Arnold
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 7, 2012 at 11:03 am

Trump is right. Democracy is a travasty. We need to demasculate unions and put corporations in their rightful place as leaders of the populace, because corporations know how to make money, just like Romney who was our last best hope for a America driven by genuine corporate values. Look at Greece. Yes, they're going the austerity route, and it isn't working. But look at it just the same. Get my drift?

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