***UPDATED 9:22 a.m. VAR’s offices are closed for the day. There’s nowhere for staff to park!***

VAR’s offices are also a Henrico County polling location, so it’s a rather busy day in our parking lot…. To say the least. I was here at 4:45 to open the doors for the poll workers. About 20 came in, and one said to me, “I’m here to work.”

“Hmm?” I said. “Work where?”

“At the election.”

“Aren’t you all here to work?”

“No,” said someone else. “We’re here to vote.” About a dozen of them, in fact.

Less than an hour later: