Dateline: 8 November 2016
|Marlene casting her 2016 vote.|
Marlene and I voted this morning at 8:30. I was voter number 49.
The room you see in the picture is part of the Town Hall in my small rural town. We built this building a few years after I was elected to a position on the town board back in 1999. Prior to having this building, the town board would have its monthly meetings in a crowded little room in the town barn. The town clerk worked out of her home, and the judge too.
The neat thing about this picture is that I know every person in the room. When we go to vote, we are among our neighbors and friends. This is part of what I like about putting down roots in a small rural community. Everyone knows your name.
I am not discussing political matters on this new blog, but I will say this.... The best politics is local.