Published: Wed, November 07, 2018
Worldwide | By Jermaine Blake

Here’s what to do if you’re turned away at the polls

Here’s what to do if you’re turned away at the polls

Secretary of State Steve Simon said Monday that at least 539,806 ballots have been accepted by election officials, putting Minnesota on pace to retain its No. 1 title for voter participation in the United States. At 7:30, the line was still more than 200 people deep, even though thousands of residents had already voted with absentee ballots.

Eyewitness News is following the election all day long, and into the evening. "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".

So far, 64,000 people have voted early in Douglas County.

In Sedgwick County, polling places are open from 6:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

"It's often said by election experts that early voting cannibalizes turnout", Schier said.

ME voters will also answer five ballot questions, one of which proposed to increase taxes on higher-income earners to pay for home health care workers.

The polls were jam packed in the final hours of early voting in Kansas.

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". Are you ready to vote?

General information: When it comes to the basics of what's required of you on voting day, one of the best resources is Vote.org.

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If you're at the correct place, ask the poll worker to check the supplemental roster if they can't find your name.

Once you know your location, you need to be sure you're bringing what you need to vote. In a 2007 report, the Brennan Center for Justice at the New York University School of Law wrote that "many of the claims of voter fraud amount to a great deal of smoke without much fire".

7 p.m. Those in line at 7 p.m. will be allowed to vote.

DART is offering free rides on Election Day for the first time. Of the 2018 ballots, 6,294 have been cast compared to 3,644 in 2014.

Email or fax voting via the UOCAVA is available in 25 USA states but you must have already registered in advance to do so.

In California voters also have the option of balloting by mail.

The Election Protection Coalition numbers are being promoted by the American Civil Liberties Union, League of Women Voters and other groups.

What if I don't have proof of residency?: You can submit a provisional ballot.

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