When I went to my polling place, the Linda Vista fire station, this morning at 8:20 to vote, the combined precincts there were staffed by eight election workers.
But after the polls had been opened already for an hour and 20 minutes, poll worker Bill Denzell informed me that I was the sixth person to have shown up.
More poll workers than actual voters.
Admittedly, there is just one race on the ballot — the PCC Board of Trustees Area 1 contest between incumbent Geoff Baum and PCC student Steven Gibson.
Not exactly Obama-Palin, er, McCain.
Still and all — Pasadenans are always going on about their love for their city college. What could be more important than deciding on a crucial leadership issue at the college?
Where is the love, people? Where are the votes?
Polls stay open until 8. Take those election officials away from their novels and newsapers and give them something democratic to do.