More than 547K ballots cast: Wisconsin absentee voting breaks midterm record

Charlene Craig
November 7, 2018

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"This is the first time this is being done in the city of NY for a general election, it is the first time for us and it's the first time for the voters", says Ryan.

Keith Buesse of Sycamore casts his ballot Monday at the DeKalb County Legislative Center in Sycamore. The best resource we've found thus far is I Will Vote, which shows you your polling place after you enter your home address.

"Keep in mind, the 2014 general election turnout was so dismal".

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Vote-by-mail ballots returned to polling places are not included in the election night results because they must processed before they can be scanned and counted.

"We were able to triage the situation", McDonald said. If you do not have one of the above photo IDs, but you do have your current voter registration card, you can cast a provisional ballot by notifying the poll manager at your polling place.

5 that more than 547,000 absentee ballots have already been returned for the November 6 General Election.

If all else fails, you can vote provisionally. If you're in line at 7 p.m., you can vote. You can ask your poll workers questions or raise any concerns that you have with them directly.

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Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap has predicted turnout as high as 65 percent, a robust figure for an off-year election.

A total of 14 County Board seats are up in the midterm election, with all but three contested.

During the 2014 Pennsylvania governor's race, there were 1,529 absentee voters in the county and as of the week before the election, there were 3,029 absentee voter applications submitted. For more details, check out the Voter Registration Guide.

"I was listening to radio coming here and the communications director from one of the major parties was being interviewed and he wouldn't give anyone a straight answer".

"I tell citizens all the time, 'You are going to have the early-morning rush before work, the lunchtime rush and a 4-to-5 o'clock rush", Jefferson said.

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In light of concerns across the country of people being turned away at the polls, Johnson said DeKalb County has a motto of "no voter turned away".

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