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Polls are closed (Romney wins Oklahoma - not unexpected and not unusual - it's why nobody campaigns here, it's always a foregone vote.  One person doesn't need to campaign because they have the vote, the other doesn't need to campaign because there's no changing enough Oklahoma minds to matter.

If you want to see Itzl pics and read what it's like to have to watch an entire election without working it or voting in it (early voting), here's the list of them:

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5
Part 6
Part 7
Part 8

This election was almost as nice as the earlier elections were.  The last 2 were hideous with rude people, unruly children, drunks, fights, and more.

This one - one drunk.  A few squalling kids.  No toys flushed down the toilet. No holes kicked in my desk. No kids crawling up on my desk to grab Itzl.

However, this doesn't mean Itzl didn't get annoyed by children:


He does his best to ignore the toddler being held up by his older brother, the toddler that keeps saying "Goggie", then hiding when Itzl responds. He responded twice, then figured out the child would never pet hm, so he's now studiously and deliberately ignoring the toddler.  Not quite a shun, but very close.

He finally crawled into his bag so he could pretend he was busy.


The children finally left, and here's the very last voter at my office:

Last Voter

And the final empty booth:

Last Booth

Itzl waits patiently for me to finish closing down everything so I could go home.


The poll workers closing down while I am done closing down myself.  This was my last photo of the evening.  

Closing Down

I am now home and preparing to post my Top Comments Diary.

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