Time to Explore Other Venues for Voting
Our primaries are in the hurricane season. We are apt to have hot temperatures and rain with a lot of people waiting outside the polling locations. I do remember one presidential election where I waited four hours. Some community groups try to assist by bringing folding chairs for the elderly and infirm and offer water to those bearing the hot temperatures. Perhaps it's time to explore other types of venues for voting. Enclosed shopping centers are air-conditioned. They have adequate parking and they're open for long hours. No doubt we will be considering digital.
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