I am very impressed with the preparations that the Washington County Voter Registrar’s employees have made for early voting this year. Being an old codger, I am very nervous about COVID. So I was pleased that employees were masked and behind plastic shields; they even gave every person their own pen. They were pleasant and efficient. My wife and I were able to pick up our ballot, fill it out and put it in the voting machine in just a couple of minutes. And my ballot went into a machine just like the ones that will be used on Election Day. The machine even gave a satisfying ding to let me know my ballot had been counted (#803). This early voting is a great idea! It’s quick, easy, safe and secure.
Whether you vote early in person, by mail or on Election Day, I hope everyone reading this will vote … like your democracy depends on it.
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