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I have voted in every election except 2, when I was out of town. But in my state, the GOP have been known to infiltrate the Democratic Hdqtrs, taking over the process, & stealing the money for booze & parties. In the last 2 years, when I go to the Dem Hdqtrs, the same process appears to still be going on. The people there do not seem to have a genuine interest in meeting any "true" Democrats, every time you go there, the chairs do not appear to have been moved, since the last time, like nobody is having meetings, or telephone solicitations. The campaign buttons are all scratched & mangled, so nobody would ever buy any of them, and they refuse to order "new" undamaged ones, The chair table arrangements do not appear to be arranged for real meetings, or serving any purpose. It is all disorganized, & chaotic, & they certainly do NOT encourage anyone to really try to do the business of a campaign hdqtrs. (Many years ago, I made phone calls & tried to recruit people & to get people to vote, but they do not even try to do that now). If you call them, at a random time, they are in a bar, boozing up the $. My Red State is virtually all corrupted by GOP right-wingers, so gradually true Democrats have learned just to keep quiet & roll with the flow.
Corruption is rampant, every so often our GOP "officials" run off with the Public Housing Funds, & never go to jail. Millions of dollars "just disappear" -- & the guilty party never has to pay taxes on his sudden new wealth. Repairs to water facilities & public power are not always taken care of in a timely fashion. Sewer pipes are prone to burst occasionally. But even with it all, we do have a city that I enjoy living in, & it still has the facade of a fine, productive modern city. If only we had a few more progressive leaders elected, it could be almost a paradise. (Fair people & honest government can be priceless).