Month: May 2010

  • May 4th, 2010 Primary: Go!

    Interestingly, as the day ground on (I had plenty of pep, my feet not so much), the Library began to pull ahead of Binkley. At a little after 1pm Binkley’s 171 voters was surpassed by the Library’s (Estes Hills Precinct) 185. When I left this evening at 6:30, the Library sat at around 350 or […]

  • May 4th, 2010 Primary: Go?

    Started working the Library polling station at 7am, voted 7:45am (voter #21) and left about 10:15am. Got to meet Senate candidate Ken Lewis and his family. His wife’s energy was contagious – lots of positive vibes coming from her and Ken. Their teen daughter stayed to work the polls and I had an opportunity to […]

  • May 4th, 2010 Primary: On Your Marks, Get Ready…

    Been awhile, November 2006, since I scrambled around trying to cover all the precincts in Carrboro/Chapel Hill. Visited all 29 precincts, placed 45 new signs for Sheriff Candidate Clarence Birkhead, repositioned another 40+ so that most folks will have to pass at least 3 signs before voting. Started about 5pm in a light drizzle punctuated […]

  • Clarence Birkhead, A Sheriff for the Future

    I have been asked by a few folks who I’ll be voting for this primary season. In the most contested race, at-large County commissioner, the three candidates have unique strengths, each of which appeals to some facet of my concern for where the County is going, each of which makes the decision a bit tough. […]