The Vote: a Citizen’s Feeling of Triumph

(AP Photo/John Minchillo)

I am sorry that I am not in New York today, November 6, Election Day. As of this writing, I do not yet know what the result of this hard-fought election will be.

I exercised my right to vote by absentee ballot, and I am sorry I am not experiencing the full effect of this day: waiting in line to vote, closing the curtain around me, searching for my candidates, instinctively eyeballing the ballot for any Greek names, and pulling the …

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