Kinky Friedman, candidate for governor of Texas, has said all along that there must be a larger turnout than the last election, if he is to have a chance of winning. It looks like that larger turnout may be happening. At least the first day's numbers look good. Over at the blog Texas Gone Kinky, the first day numbers are listed for the five largest counties in Texas.
Here is what the numbers look like when compared to the last election:
Of course, we'll have to wait until the night of November 7th to know just who these voters are rushing to the polls to vote for, but at least the numbers so far are encouraging.