CityBeat: Election post-mortem

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Read yesterday’s take by SD CityBeat’s Kelly Davis on Tuesday night’s live blogging effort, which included participation by Rostrafarians Gayle Falkenthal and Barry Jantz…

Last night, CityBeat tried something new: “live blogging” from election central and the W Hotel (where the Democratic Party was camped out, due to a labor boycott of Golden Hall). It got a little chaotic at times, but it was fun and we plan to do it again in November. You can read through the archive here and I’ve included some highlights below:

* The conversation kicked off with a discussion about mail-in ballots—something that county Registrar of Voters Deborah Seiler prefers over in-person voting, arguing it could save the county millions of dollars. But, as Frank Gormlie from OB Rag pointed out about voting-by-mail: “It is easier but a friend of mine had mailed in her ballot only to find that she knew nothing about the controversies in the judges‘ race.”

See the rest of the CityBeat article here.


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