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Several races on the line as Election Day arrives

THE BERKSHIRE EAGLE VIA AP           The Pittsfield Mass. City Hall is packed with voters on the last day of early voting in Massachusetts THE BERKSHIRE EAGLE VIA AP The Pittsfield Mass. City Hall is packed with voters on the last day of early voting in Massachusetts
Patty Aguilar | 07 November, 2018, 02:54

Officials say 34.3 million voters have already cast their ballot and turnout for the elections is anticipated to be high.

Clark County typically has had a lower turnout rate for midterm elections. Buesse was taking advantage of the last day of early voting before Tuesday's election. "This milestone is a testament to the hard work of thousands of election officials all across Georgia who are dedicated to secure, accessible, and fair elections for all".

Data miners use that information to tease out what the early vote could mean. "We're open from 7 [a.m.] to 7 [p.m.] Please exercise your right to vote".

Every voter in Virginia will vote in one U.S. Senate race and on two ballot questions (more on this later).

Or visit Voting Info Project to find your voting location.

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How close can political signs and their supporters be to the polls?

The two observers will be making sure the state is complying with the law, and if there are any issues, that those can be fixed as quickly as possible, making it easier for voters during election day. Overall in 2014, there were 374,294 absentee ballots counted out of 2.42 million votes cast, which is approximately 15 percent of turnout. But that might be less of a concern in a state such as IL, which has same-day voter registration, according to Snopes.

"Even with that problem, we took care of it", said Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez.

The much-hyped midterm elections 2018 has seen a final frenzied week of campaigning across the USA from the Republicans and Democrats.

If you didn't pre-register that's okay as well. The Division monitors elections to help determine compliance with these voting rights statutes. Residents should go to their polling place, which can be found on the BOE's website or the Ohio Secretary of State's website. Unlike the primaries, the general election is open to all registered voters. To be exact, 621,311 by-mail ballots had been received by county clerks by Monday afternoon. It is illegal, however, for sample ballots to be used as campaign literature that could influence other voters.

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