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Vote 2012


I don't post political posts.  However, this one will be the one and only that you'll ever see... and it's not me spatting off my views or anything.  Just facts about the day I voted for a President.

Going into vote for this election, I was still a little on the fence about who I was going to vote.  Honestly.  Strange, maybe, but I was.  My husband and I were feeling the same way, and we even took a few polls/quizzes online to see what our results would be, if we laid everything out.  All times, we would only be a few points off from one side to the other.  Basically, not helping us understand anything.

Yesterday morning, before I went to vote, I got a text from my husband asking what I had decided.  I gave him my response and while he was thinking about voting for the opposite of my response, he didn't sway me one way or the other.  He simply said that it was my choice.

As I stood in front of the voting booth, I still wasn't sure, so I stood there a moment.  I thought about my views, values, and then the candidates' views and values... And knew exactly what I needed to do.

All along this race, I thought all things aside, I'm voting for this candidate.  I had a list of reasons and it just met my needs for why I would vote for this person.  That morning, when asked by my husband, I responded (without even batting an eye) with the other candidate's name.  Why the change?  For a split second, I questioned my reasoning and buckled.

So, I'm at the booth and I stopped to think and read all the candidates' names.  I remembered why I had such strong opinions about one candidate vs. the other.  And then I voted.

I'm confident in my decision.  And I felt really good about how I ended up voting.

Now, we wait to see the results.

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