NC Pride 2010 - PhotoBlog

Just got back from NC Pride a few hours ago.  It was great fun.  Saw friends, organizations, groups, and elected officials from across the triangle.  Tons of Elaine Marshall signs around.  Lots of pro-equality churches, and animal welfare/adoption tents.  Here are some of my pictures of the grounds/tents/speeches and parade.  Enjoy!


Okay, so I tried loading like 50 some photos with the photo thingy & they don't seem to show up in the preview window at all, so here is a link to where I put them up on BlueNC. (if I can figure out what went wrong I'll try editing to upload some of them again)


Election Day


Tuesday, November 2, 2010 - 2:30am to 3:30pm

Vote Tuesday, no really

So there's an election again on Tuesday, in which Democrats get to select whether Elaine Marshall or Cal Cunnigham will run against US Senator Richard Burr in the fall. (I'm partial to Elaine, but I really don't care which one wins as long as he or she beats Burr.) Voters in the northern and western* part of Orange County will also be settling a near-tie for fourth place in the nonpartisan Orange County Board of Education race.  By all accounts (http://www.orangepolitics.org/2010/05/whats-at-issue-in-the-school-board-runoff), your choices seem to be dumb and dumber, so good luck with that!

I'm embarrassed to say that I didn't realize there would be one-stop early voting for this run off until it started a couple of weeks ago. You can only do it at the Board of Elections office in Hillsborough and it ends Saturday afternoon. Get the info at http://www.co.orange.nc.us/elect/onestop.asp or just vote on Tuesday at your own poll site like you would on any other election day.

With so little to draw people out, I wonder if this will be one of the state's lowest turnout elections ever? 

* Corrected 6/21/10. 

Early Voting - Primary Runoff Election


Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 4:00am to Saturday, June 19, 2010 - 9:00am


Orange County Board of Elections, 208 South Cameron Street, Hillsborough

Primary Runoff Election


Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - 2:30am to 3:30pm



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