Quote of the Day 9/17/2014

“Later this month, you’ll have people who camp out at Apple stores across the country to try to get an iPhone 6 when it’s released. People will wait in line for hours and hours at a movie theater later this year when the new Hobbit movie comes out trying to get the best seat in the house. It all depends on one’s perspective, but when you talk about something as important as voting, I personally think it’s a right and responsibility of citizens and it’s worth investing a little bit of time in.”

-Oklahoma Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax, speaking about complaints of long lines at Oklahoma polling places in the 2012 general election. For voters seeking to avoid the lines, the Election Board is encouraging voting by mail (Source: http://bit.ly/1qY4Ufk)


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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