First Person: In Virginia, Heavy Turnout, but Poll Workers Keep the Line Moving

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First Person: In Virginia, Heavy Turnout, but Poll Workers Keep the Line Moving
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Midlothian, VA polling line

Yahoo! News is asking readers and voters to share brief anecdotes and photos from Election Day. Here are one voter's observations.

FIRST PERSON | MIDLOTHIAN, Va. -- Here, in a heavily Republican suburb of Richmond Virginia's 7th congressional district, Election Day is busy, but it's moving as smooth as can be expected.

The lines are long, the emotions drained, and after this long and acrimonious election season, everyone is ready for it to be over.

So, waiting in line for up to an hour hasn't seemed to hinder turnout, and compared to the six- to eight-hour lines reported from other states, the wait doesn't seem that bad.

Given the vitriolic nature and lack of civil discourse that has been the signature of this campaign, things are going smooth, and everyone in line seems to be cordial and polite. We can only hope after tomorrow, the results are clear, and everyone can bring civility back to a civil discourse on how to solve our countries problems, in a rational and bi-partisan manner.

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