Baron Dave Romm (barondave) wrote,
Baron Dave Romm

Turnout at the MN Caucus

turnout at the Minnesota caucus was heavy
jiawen amid crowd of caucus voters
Mpls, Super Tuesday, Jan 5, 2008CE

The line had been long and growing when I got there about quarter after 6. People were signing in, and voting started promptly at 6:30. The line moved slowly but steadily. Getting out was a problem.

Now, it nearly 7pm. Perhaps a hundred people had voted already, maybe many more. Dozens of people went before me and dozens came after, with the crowd still gathering. By this time I had turned in my presidential preference ballot and had been waiting for many minutes. This shot, with jiawen's face poking out of the crowd near the middle, is toward the entrance. The line bunches up near the door, goes left out of the picture, and we see the line continue in the foreground with the voting table off to the right.

I wended my way through the crowd to the next building where the caucus had been announced to take place (see previous entry). As I was leaving, more people were showing up...
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