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Election night chat

November 4, 2008

This chat has already taken place. Read the transcript below.

Moderator

What were your wait times like today?

Andy Johns

Waiting on some numbers from Georgia.
We expect them any minute.

leaton

Hey -- What do you guys do in the newsroom while waiting for results?

Andy Johns

Right now we are collecting data and feeding it to the site. The reporters are trying to pre-write as much as they can based on early returns. In many of the races the reporters write multiple stories based-on different outcomes.

It's getting busy here with Tennessee trickling in and Georgia pouring in.

zedster1

No wait for me. I think I was the last voter at 7:55pm. No one else in the polling place but the workers, but they said it was the biggest turnout they've seen.

andyjohns

Which polling place?

player_to_be_named_later

What do local candidates have planned as they wait tonight?

Andy Johns

Ok. I checked with the reporters and many of the candidates are at home.

Andy Johns

The school board candidates are home. The democratic city council candidates are gathered at the Choo Choo watching th national returns

Andy Johns

Sen. Mullis is at the Walker County Ga. Civic Center and Bruce Coker is at a paint and body shop in Lafayette with friends and family

Andy Johns

*player: anyone in particular?

zedster1

Hixson - Burks Methodist

andyjohns

Thanks zedster

Moderator

Thanks for reading. We'll take some lessons with us for the next time we do this. I think a Tennessee Vols chat may be in our future.
We'll probably try this again in a new and improvved version in March for the municipal election.
Thanks for reading and be sure to check Wednesday's TFP for full coverage.

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