As I picked them

Without going into too much detail over what is, after all, a secret ballot, I will reveal the following facts:

  • I voted down all five state questions.
  • In general, if there was a woman running for a seat, I voted for her over whichever guys made it to the ballot, mostly because I’ve seen most of these guys before.
  • I could work up no enthusiasm for either of the two major-party men running for Governor, opting instead for the Libertarian.

This is the Libertarian in question:

And I should mention here that while I have no particular quarrel with incumbent Congressman Steve Russell, I vowed on the day of the primary that I would vote for Democratic challenger Kendra Horn, who did a great service to the state by sparing us the indignity of yet another uninspiring, and inevitably losing, campaign by Tom Guild, the state’s closest equivalent to Harold Stassen.

6 comments »

  1. jsallison »

    5 November 2018 · 7:19 pm

    No state question proposing naming the streetcars tootling around Cornett’s Folly?

  2. fillyjonk »

    5 November 2018 · 7:34 pm

    these days my MO is generally “vote against the incumbent” though there were fewer of those on the ballot than in some years.

  3. CGHill »

    5 November 2018 · 9:55 pm

    It will take at least a month for townsfolk to turn on the streetcars. (It’s Week Four when they start collecting fares.)

  4. Roger Green »

    6 November 2018 · 2:04 pm

    I voted straight party, except one, who was on the top of the ticket

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    6 November 2018 · 2:07 pm

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  6. jsallison »

    7 November 2018 · 8:10 pm

    My first choice for a streetcar name? Desire. You know you want it.
    And I am shocked, SHOCKED I tell You! That there is not a Crimson & Cream streetcar. My second choice? Cuervo’s Crabcake. Inside joke, ask the Ride on KOKC.

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