Sometimes the traditional media has the power to do wonderful work while sometimes they instead rely on babbling anchors and flashy graphics and animation. When it comes to elections, however, I rely on very few sources. NPR is generally a solid resource that keeps things in perspective and stay pretty balanced about things. We're fortunate here in Washington State to have a great Secretary of State website that gives us the results. It's easy to click on a link and just see for yourself rather than wade between all the fluff on TV to find out if you voted with the winner or loser.
I hopped out the door to vote this morning the old fashioned way -- at the polls. That's right. Somehow I've resisted the mail-in bandwagon and even turned down the option of an electronic voting machine to draw a line with a pen. I figure things will most likely go all mail-in in the near future and go online in the somewhat distant. By voting in-person I may have something to tell my grandkids someday. That or I'll impose my good ol' fashion ideals of "walking" and "voting" on them when they are teenagers hooked into who-knows-what form of tech toy that I'll claim is completely rotting their brain.
Whatever the case, it's too late to vote now but do it next time, darn it!