Huge turnout expected across state for elections

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As of 4 p.m. Saturday, 1,530 had cast early ballots there for the general election.

"People can still drop off the ballots that they received in the mail at voting centers". And, a spokesman for the office said that some towns are now considering their options should they run out of ballots during evening polling.

Kelch says even though national elections may get more coverage, "it's really the local and state elections that have so much to do with how we as a community and as a city live".

Many voters anxious that problems will mean their vote will not be counted in time, but the Election Day coordinator stressed that they will.

The October 26 figures show the County Clerk's Office issued 38,479 Vote by Mail Ballots.

Election Commissioner Tabitha Lehman says those polling places will be staffed by election volunteers.

Voter turnout for the 2016 election, which included a presidential election, was 78.76 percent across Washington state - that includes 81.26 percent turnout in King County; 79.97 percent in Snohomish County; 74.45 percent in Pierce County; 77.66 percent in Thurston County; and 78.38 percent in Kitsap County.

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When VBMs arrive in the Elections Office, the signature on each envelope is checked to make sure that the person who signed the envelope is the same person who is registered. "Reaching this number of early voters supports our opening many locations to provide our residents with an opportunity to choose when and where they want to vote".

"Voters can vote at any polling place in their county", Lee said. If you are a registered voter, your name should appear on the voter rolls at the precinct where you vote. Here's what you need to know as you head out to vote.

She said she's hoping today's voter turnout will follow the trend of absentee voting in the county ahead of today.

At last check, 61,500 people voted in Washoe County on Election Day as of 7:30 p.m., bringing the total to 183,000.

Before you vote: Answers to all your questions about mail-in ballots, registering to vote and more.

The report blamed contractor Insight; the contractor turned in its own report, blaming county election workers for not knowing what they were doing. What if I've moved since the last election and never updated my voter registration information? . "I don't think you can bet one way or another at this point".

The 19-year-old voted for the first time on Monday. According to South Carolina Election Commission data from the certified primary results in June, voter turnout of the 71,642 registered voters in Sumter County was 15.74 percent.

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