(Insert really awesome post that blows minds with amazing concepts and conclusions.)
UPDATE! I did it! I wrote my post and posted it. Whew.
That's right. Last night I spent the evening at the Texas Precinct Convention instead of at home doing things such as writing my blog post for today. I spent the evening making sure my vote got counted not just for the popular election, but also for the number of delegates my candidate got at the convention.
You see, Texas has a complex and unusual primary process. (Click here to read my explanation of it at MOMocrats.)
In the end, if you don't go to the convention, your vote is not counted when considering how many delegates your precinct gets to send.
That's sort of sucky because maybe 1/3 of people return to the convention. Then, even though a candidate might win the popular vote, he or she might not get the majority number of delegates.
For example, Hillary might have won the popular vote, but in several precincts I know, more Obama supporters came to the convention so...Obama got more delegates.
As you can see, it was really important for us to spend our night at the convention. And it doesn't end there for us:
Jon and I were selected as delegates. So now we represent our precinct at the next convention at the end of the month.
I promise to find time today to write my post. :)
But I wanted to get the Mr. Linky widget up so you guys could add yours in. I can't wait to read them.
1. Write a post about the topic of free speech in blogging.
2. Post it.
3. Link back to here.
4. Add your post-specific URL in the Mr. Linky wizard below.
5. And feel awesome all day as you know you are using your words.
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