The elusive Evelyn Walker, county spokeswoman and keeper of all things official, just arrived.
The media will be allowed to watch the counting in the 156th District once it begins.
"But don't talk" as they count, Walker added with a smile before slipping into the conference room.
Meanwhile, lawyers are dashing in and out of the conference room, carrying sheets of papers with metric scales and special codes and trade secrets.
Actually, they're just election returns for the 167 District, the Crowley-Milne race. But there's no final count yet.