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Early Voting in Person through four days today in Harris County was at 104,420 as compared to 170,629 through four days in 2008.

In 2008, Kingwood was 3.9% of the total (678,312 in person) Early Vote for Harris County.  Through yesterday they were 5.2% (of 79,678).

In 2008, Clear Lake was 3.3% of total county Early Vote.  Through yesterday, they were 5.3%.

In 2008, West Gray was 5.3% of total county Early Vote.  Through yesterday they were 6.6%.

In 2008, Tracy Gee was 3.1% of total county Early Vote.  Through yesterday they were 3.5%.

In 2008, Acres Home was 3.6% of total county Early Vote.  Through yesterday they were 2.3%.

In 2008, Palm Center was 2.3% of total county Early Vote.  Through yesterday they were 1.9%.

In 2008, Ripley was 1% of total county Early Vote.  Through yesterday they were .8%.

In 2008, Moody Park was 1.6% of total county Early Vote.  Through yesterday they were 1.1%.

In 2008, HCC was 1.5% of total county Early Vote.  Through yesterday they were 1%.

In 2008, 126-C was 4.6% of total county Early Vote.  Through yesterday they were 5.2%.

In 2008, Ponderosa was 3.1% of total county Early Vote.  Through yesterday they were 2.7%.

Of course, we’re still learning about voting early in person.  At first glance however, it looks like the GOP areas are bit more enthused here in Harris County – at least through the fourth day of Early Voting in Person.

A front page story in today’s Chron says “Early voting here near ’08 levels.”  I don’t think so!

Here is from the piece:

“We’re experiencing tremendously high turnout, both in-person and mail ballots,” said Kevin Mauzy, deputy Harris County clerk. “The numbers rival what we did two years ago in a presidential election.”

I don’t agree with his math.  Check out the story here.

This MLB pitcher started in Game One of the following World Seriouses: 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1961, 1962, and 1963.  Who am I talking about? 

What about that Hunker Down ad with that “Leave it to Beaver” sounding tune in the background.  I was waiting to hear something like – “Wally, where’s Hunker Down?”

Whitey Ford of course started 7 Game Ones for the Yankees and he should have started Game One of the 1960 World Serious but Casey Stengel had other plans.

My  Brown Eyed Girl gave me a cool ‘Stros light jacket last night that she brought from The Yard and I’m waiting for it to cool down so I can wear it and look cool – cool! 

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