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Find Your Proper Voting Location


Election Day in the U.S. is next Tuesday. I've already voted, as you can do in Texas (but you can't vote “often”). I guess I helped “level load” the demand for voting booth space on the 4th, so you're welcome, my fellow Tarrant County resident readers (I guess that's you, Ron?).

I drove to the wrong polling place once when I lived in Austin. What a pain that was. You can avoid the same mistake by using this League of Women Voter's website and their Polling Place finder.

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Mark Graban is an internationally-recognized consultant, author, and speaker who has worked in healthcare, manufacturing, and startups. He is author of the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, as well as The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. His most recent book is the anthology Practicing Lean that benefits the Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation, where Mark is a board member. Mark is also the VP of Improvement & Innovation Services for the technology company KaiNexus. He is currently writing his next book, tentatively titled Measures of Success.

  1. Anonymous says

    Isn’t voting a type of batch processing? Why not have a voting system that has continuous flow – when somebody has less votes than somebody else they are out of office.

  2. Mark Graban says

    Sure, it’s batching, but it’s also one of those situation where “single piece flow” probably isn’t practical. I think our representative republic system is better than “direct democracy” would be.

    Do you want to take the time to vote constantly???

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