Super Tuesday: the ultra-close-up ground-level view

Have you heard? Today is Super Tuesday, when almost half of Americans can vote to determine who the presidential candidates will be in November. Here at Very Short List we have primary fever. Naturally, we can’t resist a website like the Polling Place Photo Project.

Originally launched by graphic designer William Drenttel for the mid-term elections in 2006, the “experiment in citizen journalism” is now hosted by The New York Times. On it, anyone can post photographs of his or her Super Tuesday experience. The site is a fascinating archive of insta-images from around America — from Orlando’s blue skies and we love rudy banners to a snowy New Hampshire moose statue (the moose appears to support Barack Obama). We’re guessing today will provide thousands of new, homely (and maybe inspiring) real-time glimpses of democracy’s infrastructure.

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Super Tuesday: the ultra-close-up ground-level view