A Tale of Two Steves

May 3, 2010

Update (May 4th, 2010): The Board of Elections site says it will provide frequently updated totals from today’s election as they become available.  (As of this writing, zero precincts are reporting, but you can see what the totals were in the early voting.)

For anyone registered to vote in the primary tomorrow in Hamilton County, polls are open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.  (See the Board of Elections site to check your registration and polling location.)  The county also provides a list of candidates and issues for your convenience (I believe the letters after candidates’ names other than the familiar “D” and “R” stand for the four “minor” parties recognized by Ohio: Libertarian, Constitution, Green and Socialist).  Here’s the skinny:

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(Summary for if you don’t have time to read this whole post:  I am angry but you should still fill out your Census form.)

Página principal Censo del 2010You may have heard the recent ads on the radio or elsewhere trying to persuade you to fill out the 2010 Census form.  The one I heard most often said something like (coudn’t find a transcript online, going from memory here), “Imagine that our town has a hundred children.  We need about five teachers to teach them and two school buses to pick them up for school.  But what if our town grows and now we have hundreds of children?  Without the Census, we wouldn’t know how much we’ve grown.  Read the rest of this entry »