More Than 615K Absentee, Mail-In Ballots Received In MN


The line was out the door at the election office in downtown Des Moines Monday as early voters take advantage of their final day. For perspective, the early vote total in the 2014 midterms was 28.3 million, and over 83 million people voted in the election overall. "The best guess is that we're looking at some sort of hybrid midterm/presidential election". Wet ballots. The first two page ballot (so double the chance for each voter to jam).

"Most polling places had voters there at 7, ready to vote", Whitmire said, adding that Kershaw County is reporting a heavy turnout so far. If you are a registered voter, your name should appear on the voter rolls at the precinct where you vote. Sunday was the last possible day for in-person absentee voting at the clerk's office or other satellite voting locations.

Can I register anywhere else?: Yes, the county has three Election Day registration centers at the DeKalb County Administration Building, 110 E. Sycamore St., Sycamore; Holmes Student Center on the NIU campus in DeKalb; and the DeKalb Township Building, 2323 S. Fourth St., DeKalb.

Anyone in line by that time will be able to vote, Vu said.

In Miami-Dade County, check out the Voter Toolkit to know what you need to vote, including where to vote.

Early morning problems Tuesday at several polling places in Lucas County resulted in a number of voters being turned away and asked to come back later, which was a mistake by poll workers, according to the Lucas County Board of Elections. While wait can vary, voters are telling NBC29 their experiences and interactions with polling officials have been overall good.

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"We did encourage people before Election Day to stay patient", Ryan said.

It's too soon to tell what impact the overcast skies, light rain and snow showers will have on voter turnout.

Most polling locations are open from 7 8 p.m. on November 6. It also includes a polling place by state list.

"You will need to bring a photo ID and you will need to bring proof of residency, like a utility bill or something like that", Hall said.

Fortunately, as the vote count was starting, McDonald said there had only been the "usual minor glitches" at the polls. Ryan responded saying now was not the time to have that conversation, and that he was focusing on making certain that every voter had an opportunity to cast a ballot.