Vice President Pence casts absentee ballot in Indianapolis

Vice President Mike Pence has voted in the general election in Indianapolis.

Pence and his wife, Karen, cast absentee ballots about 8:15 a.m. Friday, shortly after the polls opened in the Indianapolis City-County Building. They voted in a drop-off ballot box outside the county clerk’s office.

“It’s a great honor and great to be back home again,” Pence said, giving a thumbs-up sign toward cameras.

Indiana’s former governor did not answer questions shouted at him from the news media.

Indianapolis City-County Councilman Zach Adamson, a Democrat, was outside the building on behalf of Joe Biden’s campaign.

“I’m glad he’s coming to vote. We Democrats love it when people come to vote and we’d like more people to have access to the ballot. A lot of people are here because they are dissatisfied with what they are seeing, especially with the national response on COVID,” Adamson said.

Jeanne Barber, 69, of Indianapolis, came to vote without realizing Pence would be there.

Barber, who uses a motorized wheel chair, said she had to wait a few extra minutes to vote because of Pence but didn’t mind.

“I guess he has to vote somewhere,” she said.

Annie Gresh, 42, of Noblesville, was among a handful of protesters dressed as handmaidens outside the City-County Building. She wore a red handmaiden dress with a long skirt and a bonnet.

“We are so against this administration and we want to turn the tide,” Gresh said. “Instead of a blue wave, we want to see a blue tsunami.”

She said Pence should have voted by mail like President Donald Trump.

“He could have done it by mail instead of holding up those people’s time,” Gresh said.

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7 thoughts on “Vice President Pence casts absentee ballot in Indianapolis

  1. Yes Preston and Matthew, Vice President Pence could have just dropped the ballot in the mail, (it was an absentee ballot after all) but then the main stream media would have cried hypocrisy that he voted by mail but the Republicans don’t want voting by mail. (I actually saw a headline last week claiming Pence did vote by mail, oops) Just like the MSM doesn’t distinguish between the absentee balloting here in Indiana, “solicited” balloting in Florida (what President Trump did) where you have to request a ballot be sent to you and there are security measures in place versus the Democrat plan of just mailing a ballot to everyone’s last known address, what could go wrong there? If the taxpayer’s want to blame anyone for the cost of the photo op, look no further than the MSM.

  2. Rod B., your argument seems to be that it’s okay to spend millions of taxpayer dollars so that the Vice President and his wife can drop their absentee ballots in a box in order to avoid the MSM appropriately and correctly calling out Republican hypocrisy.

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