What Will Happen On Election Night?
As we approach November 3rd, 2020: a night that will arguably go down in history as the most tumultuous election night in our lifetime, what does it look like for Idaho? Either way?
This is not an article about politics. This is literally about one night. November 3rd, 2020. When all the nerves and anticipation come to their boiling point and they announce "(Network) is projecting ________ ________ as the winner of the 2020 Presidential Election".
The way it's beginning to feel is that whether the winner is Trump or Biden, half of the country is going to be extremely happy and half of the country is going to be devastated. I'm sure there are plenty that won't care either way but what does it look like in Idaho? A night of celebration for some? A night of anger for others? Will people be generally calm? Or will there be unrest?
It's a Tuesday night. Will people take the following day off of work to cope if their candidate loses? Is this going to be more like a Superbowl Sunday where everyone gets wasted and comes in hungover the next day?
Will there be fireworks? Protests? Rioting? I guess I'm just so curious. It really will be the most tumultuous election of our lifetimes and I do have hope that we'll come together as Americans and try to accept the results of the election, either way. And maybe I'm being a bit dramatic. Maybe this election is just like any other and I've just been paying a lot closer attention to it than I ever have in the past.
Regardless, I hope you'll get out and vote. And stay safe on November 3rd.