Tag Archives: voting

Elmer Fudd For President

Election officials frequently see candidates written in for public office. In my state, the November slate for lieutenant governor features the top two vote-getters from August’s primary. Since they are both Democrats, a Republican is mounting a serious write-in campaign. … Continue reading

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Suffrage Centenary

Another collectible, left, the 2020 USPS issue honoring a hundred years of US women voting in federal elections. While I like the classic designs on commemorative stamps of the 1930s through the early 60s, this is a pleasing design too. … Continue reading

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Election Work #1: We Know What We Are Doing

A good story about our county’s auditor and election process hit print media last week. His assessment of the coming crunch of tabulating ballots: We know what we are doing. Today was my training session on procedures. That was accomplished … Continue reading

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19th Amendment Stamp

This might be my favorite of the stamps I’ve discovered on the theme of voting. This was part of a 1998 sheet celebrating the events of the 1920s. That was the third installment of a USPS effort to commemorate the … Continue reading

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To Cast A Free Ballot, 1977

Lots of proposed rules on voter registration. Things like identification. Signatures. Maybe these are not bad things. But if they involve any cost to a citizen, any direct cost at all, they are un-American. It wasn’t just a 1977 USPS … Continue reading

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Ballot

Good news: the ballot has touched down on my kitchen table. My vote is heading to the bin Saturday when I go in for training session #2.

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Woman Suffrage Stamp, 1970

The more research I did, the more postage stamps I found that touch on the all-important citizen duty that we’re doing these days. So, continuing on in the series that mashes up collecting and voting, I found this item from … Continue reading

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