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With election day fast approaching, I’ve started thinking about election night. It’s likely to be a very late one at my house — and a lot of yours as well, I’d suspect.

I’m contemplating an election night supper that doesn’t require a huge amount of hand-on work for me, but feeds my family some food that’s at least somewhat healthy. And that can sit out a bit and not get gross.

While I’ve been poking around through my cookbooks and some online sites I like, I’ve found a trove of possibilities that I thought I’d share. And then maybe we can spend a little time talking plans for election night — and popcorn toppings. Pull up a chair…

Gluten free appetizer recipes.
Portable appetizers for a campaign potluck.
Party starters.
— Mucho chip and dip recipes.
— So easy even jayt can make it antipasto platter.
Rachel Ray’s election night munchies.
Eating Well’s candidate chow.
— Some great snackage from Eating Well’s superbowl recipe suggestions.
— Easy crockpot turkey chili.
— Vegetarian Times appetizers.

PS — Today is the last day of early voting in WV.  And Bob Geiger has some exceptionally funny cartoons this morning.  Enjoy!

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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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