I love voting in the primaries because it is the rare time in American politics when I feel like my voice counts. Yesterday was the primary election for the Democratic seat for US Senate for Pennsylvania. Arlen Specter v. Joe Sestak. Over a year ago when Hans and I decided to move to the Keystone State I was excited for a number of reasons: cheesesteaks, microbrews, proximity to friends and family, and the opportunity to get Arlen Specter out of office! I’ve just never liked the guy and he put the icing on the cake when he switched parties in April 2009 so he could remain in power.
I was excited yesterday to vote for Joe Sestak and I was excited this morning when I turned on the radio and found out that he won!