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Thursday, November 09, 2006

Food, films help as some votes are cast past midnight

Highlands Ranch - The wait was long for Douglas County voters - more than four hours for some folks. But they stood patiently, hour after hour, many with children in tow. A small group didn't get to cast a ballot until after midnight Wednesday, but the people kept their place in line, and, eventually, they voted. "At the very beginning, I thought about dropping out," said Mark Shields, an information technology consultant who waited past 11 p.m. at Cherry Hills Community Church. "But then I thought, 'What if everybody did that?"' David Conradt, like many who waited deep into the night to vote, got a chance to meet new people. They exchanged stories about themselves, their children and why they were determined to vote. They formed a community that was worth the wait.

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