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    Elections

    Or should that be 'Erections'

    I enjoyed casting my 'Yes in Russian' vote yesterday, I had just joined what promised to be a two hour que when an official came up to me and said "If you are over 60 you can go to the front of the que!" so without further ado I jumped and in 5 minutes was back in my car on the way home.
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    I went at 2 and had a 15 minute wait because my surname starts with F and that was the only section with a queue and an idiot trying to draw lines on the voters roll.
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    It was just a half hour in the queue for me. And pleasant enough - everyone was cheerful and relaxed.

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    10 minutes in and out. Was very impressed. Who organizes / is in charge of the voting ?
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    took exactly 5 minutes. 20 minutes from home & back!
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    Ok so IEC is in charge, gathered that much from the facebook debate on the 3rd Degree page. They found EFF and DA voting ballads that were dumped. The one guy chuned "it was fake" and the other guy chuned him "ur fathers condom was fake" LOL I pissed myself. Found this to be so amusing https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...ce=46&refid=17
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    I did not go as I am not allowed to vote - foreigner. However, in my country of birth we vote on a Sunday and there was never really any cue.
    My wife expected to take an hour and it took her slightly longer than that. The obvious bottleneck seems to be the finding and deleting of a name. So why did they not allocate more resources to that area? 3 instead of 2 would have increase the capabillitie dby 50% alrewady.
    How about a scanner reading the barcode in the ID, Ping, done. Can do 5 plus in a minute I guess...
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    The election is open to interference . Hell a supervisor and one two guys can incinerate as much as they can load on a bakkie or truck with relative ease....I would be surprised if no fraud was committed, but the truth is that it would probably not matter as the malignant cANCer will fester for some time to come regardless. Happy for WP though...lucky people living in little europe!
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