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UPDATE:  MSNBC just reported that the FBI is looking into voter intimidation issues from the Allen campaign. Hot diggity!


It's election day.  Have you voted?

If you have problems voting, or you witness some sort of voting irregularity, here's some useful information.

Election Protection's 1-866-OUR-VOTE has live operators who can address some problems over the phone and dispatch lawyers on the ground, if necessary. 

Common Cause's 1-866-MYVOTE-1 can help people find their polling place.

Keep these numbers handy in case you need them.  Let's get out there and save our country.  Today we say the accountability IS important.  But that cannot happen unless everyone gets up and gets out to vote.

If you've voted already, how were things at the polls where you are?  Long lines this morning?  Problems with voting machines?  Any irregularities?  Then phone the 1-866-OUR-VOTE number and let them know about it — pronto.

Your vote won't count unless you cast it first.  So please, for all our sakes, get to the polls and cast your ballot for change.  Had enough?  Vote for Democrats — your nation is depending on you.  And so am I.

So, how is everyone this morning?  I'm about to get some coffee…what's everyone else up to today?  Besides voting, I mean…

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Christy Hardin Smith

Christy Hardin Smith

Christy is a "recovering" attorney, who earned her undergraduate degree at Smith College, in American Studies and Government, concentrating in American Foreign Policy. She then went on to graduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania in the field of political science and international relations/security studies, before attending law school at the College of Law at West Virginia University, where she was Associate Editor of the Law Review. Christy was a partner in her own firm for several years, where she practiced in a number of areas including criminal defense, child abuse and neglect representation, domestic law, civil litigation, and she was an attorney for a small municipality, before switching hats to become a state prosecutor. Christy has extensive trial experience, and has worked for years both in and out of the court system to improve the lives of at risk children.

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