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« on: November 06, 2018, 01:12:02 am »
« edited: November 15, 2018, 01:34:34 pm by VirginiŠ »

This page is for all federal election discussion. Feel free to use other megathreads, but this is a general purpose thread.


Links:

https://gizmodo.com/how-to-watch-the-midterm-election-coverage-live-on-yout-1830222190
http://cnnpressroom.blogs.cnn.com/2018/11/01/cnn-to-live-stream-midterm-election-night-coverage/

(no cable provider required for CNN's election night live stream apparently)

https://www.cnn.com/election/2018/results

https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/2018-midterm-election-forecast/house/

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New thread: https://uselectionatlas.org/FORUM/index.php?topic=306940.0
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« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2018, 01:17:23 am »

Hype!
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« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2018, 01:18:26 am »

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« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2018, 01:20:28 am »

Atlas in roughly 15 hours:

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« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2018, 01:22:56 am »

Since traffic on this site has been especially high this year, I fully expect it to crash tomorrow night.
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« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2018, 01:23:48 am »


You've got it all wrong:



In seriousness, I think you or some other mod mentioned that you might close off Atlas only to people who are registered to try to stop it from crashing? If so that would be nice if possible to somehow limit the server load enough.
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« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2018, 01:25:47 am »

In seriousness, I think you or some other mod mentioned that you might close off Atlas only to people who are registered to try to stop it from crashing? If so that would be nice if possible to somehow limit the server load enough.

Yes. I sent Dave some changes tonight. If he does them all you should notice some differences, besides members only. No search, no "new reply" warning when you click Post, small other things. I think it'll be enough. I hope so anyway!
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« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2018, 02:04:21 am »

In seriousness, I think you or some other mod mentioned that you might close off Atlas only to people who are registered to try to stop it from crashing? If so that would be nice if possible to somehow limit the server load enough.

Yes. I sent Dave some changes tonight. If he does them all you should notice some differences, besides members only. No search, no "new reply" warning when you click Post, small other things. I think it'll be enough. I hope so anyway!

Good luck!
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« Reply #8 on: November 06, 2018, 02:40:02 am »

I'm so mad I have a figure skating test tomorrow evening. I won't get home until around 8 pm. I'll miss the first returns! Argh!

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This is our superbowl.
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« Reply #9 on: November 06, 2018, 05:23:24 am »

Here's Griff's patented Election Day Hysteria Generator!

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« Reply #10 on: November 06, 2018, 05:50:18 am »

About to go vote bright and early in New Jersey. Menendez, even though I donít particularly like him.
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« Reply #11 on: November 06, 2018, 06:50:04 am »

Going to vote in 10 minutes when the polls open at 6am. Good luck everybody - here's to a big day for the Dems!
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« Reply #12 on: November 06, 2018, 07:16:39 am »

There were already at least 15 people there when I voted around 6:15. We donít even have any really competitive races on the ballot. I guess maybe itís the school board drawing the attention.
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« Reply #13 on: November 06, 2018, 07:19:30 am »

Today's gonna be good, fam.
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« Reply #14 on: November 06, 2018, 07:55:19 am »

MSNBC says people are worried about Tester? What's going on?
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« Reply #15 on: November 06, 2018, 08:07:41 am »

Nothing, people are voting. Whatever happens, happens.
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« Reply #16 on: November 06, 2018, 08:09:45 am »

Voted early, donated to Gillum, O'Rourke, and my senator Warren this cycle. Really hoping for a good night for Dems. Regardless of party, get out and vote today guys. The power is in your hands.
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« Reply #17 on: November 06, 2018, 08:20:34 am »

My brother's fiancťe voted in a downtown Madison, Wisconsin precinct (off-campus student housing) at 7:05. She was already voter #143.
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« Reply #18 on: November 06, 2018, 08:29:52 am »

In seriousness, I think you or some other mod mentioned that you might close off Atlas only to people who are registered to try to stop it from crashing? If so that would be nice if possible to somehow limit the server load enough.

Yes. I sent Dave some changes tonight. If he does them all you should notice some differences, besides members only. No search, no "new reply" warning when you click Post, small other things. I think it'll be enough. I hope so anyway!

Thanks, this is really annoying on election day since it often takes several tries due to warning.
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« Reply #19 on: November 06, 2018, 08:34:03 am »

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Yes. I sent Dave some changes tonight. If he does them all you should notice some differences, besides members only. No search, no "new reply" warning when you click Post, small other things. I think it'll be enough. I hope so anyway!

Thanks, this is really annoying on election day since it often takes several tries due to warning.

You can disable it all the time in your profile under look/layout preferences.  I keep it disabled all the time.
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« Reply #20 on: November 06, 2018, 08:35:11 am »

I made a spreadsheet

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1JfmWRnS-VdLyIUImc7xuoCCHpb1g2Ao4oyKfDRAJdf4/edit#gid=571335649
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« Reply #21 on: November 06, 2018, 09:00:22 am »

Per a FB friend in Hamilton County, Indiana (the wealthiest and most educated county in the state):

"Hamilton County early voting: 32,844.  Mailed-in absentee ballots: 9,777.  Over 23,000 voted in person already today."
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« Reply #22 on: November 06, 2018, 09:05:08 am »

Just voted.

It looked like 2012 in terms of lines here. 
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« Reply #23 on: November 06, 2018, 09:18:30 am »

MSNBC says people are worried about Tester? What's going on?

Everything I see on Twitter is from Breitbart.
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« Reply #24 on: November 06, 2018, 09:27:31 am »

MSNBC says people are worried about Tester? What's going on?

Everything I see on Twitter is from Breitbart.

Ugh. Breitbots are the worst.
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