AMERICANS are today going to the polls to cast their vote in the US midterm elections — a crucial day in the Trump presidency. But when did polls open, when will they close, and what are the latest predictions about how the vote will go? Here's all you need to know. When did the polls open? First polls opened in Vermont at 5am local time (10amGMT). Many other states on the East Coast followed between 6am local time (11amGMT) and 7am local time (12amGMT). In Texas, polls opened at 7am local time (1pmGMT). And in California, polls also opened at 7am local time (3pmGMT). Polling stations will stay open for roughly 12 hours - with most expected to close between 6pm and 8pm local time. Google have created a handy tool for US voters to find their local polling station and their opening and closing times. Googling 'US midterms' or phrases like 'polling station near me' will bring up an option to type in your zip code. This will lead to a list of the nearest polling stations plus voting … [Read more...] about US midterms 2018 – an hour by hour guide to when the polls open and close and the latest predictions
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Maricopa County won’t seek to keep the polls open late tonight despite problems getting some of them open this morning. Steve Churci, chairman of the Board of Supervisors, nixed a proposal being considered by County Recorder Adrian Fontes to extend voting until 9 p.m. to ensure that those who did not get to vote early were given another chance. And Chucri, in a prepared statement, blasted how the operation was being run. “The Recorder’s Office received $3.9 million for new technology last fiscal year and appropriated almost $20 million for elections this fiscal year, so there is no shortage of resources to run a successful election,” he wrote. Chucri also said board members were not told until today of the problems that County Recorder Adrian Fontes said developed when a private firm contracted to set up equipment “didn’t come through.” Nor were supervisors kept in the loop before the polls opened. The result was several polling locations that … [Read more...] about Maricopa County Board of Supervisors chairman nixes idea to keep polls open
A slow turnout for Saturday’s 2018 Democratic primary saw 3,749 voters turning in ballots as of 3 p.m., according to numbers provided by the Election System of the Virgin Islands, and still counting. That number is about 11 percent of the 32,406 registered Democrats in the territory, 15,511 on St. Thomas, 15,825 on St. Croix and 1,070 on St. John. The polls remain open until 7 p.m. As of 10 a.m., three hours after the polls opened, some 647 voters had cast their votes in the St. Croix, while some 630 voted on St. Thomas and St. John. By 12 p.m., those numbers went up to 1,176 for St. Thomas and St. John, and 1,157 for St. Croix. As of 3 p.m., some 1,920 voters cast their ballots on St. Thomas and St. John, and 1,829 on St. Croix. The University of the Virgin islands Sports and Fitness Center on St. Thomas – a new polling station that serves Gladys Abraham Elementary School, Ulla Muller Elementary and Addelita Cancryn Junior High – saw a combined number of 109 voters … [Read more...] about Voters Trickling in for 2018 Primaries; Polls Open Until 7 p.m.
Lansing State Journal Published 2:17 p.m. UTC Aug 3, 2018 Tuesday, Aug. 7, is the primary election in Michigan. In Greater Lansing, there are numerous candidates and a number of ballot initiatives to consider – many of which will not appear on any other ballot. To better prepare for the election, scan the frequently asked questions and then read about the issues below. Through FAQs, news stories and editorial (opinion) content you can generate your own opinion to make an informed vote this Tuesday. Frequently Asked Questions When do the polls open? Polls open at 7 a.m. and will remain open until 8 p.m. – anyone in line at 8 p.m. will be allowed to vote. Where do I vote? Lansing voters can check lansingmi.gov/188/Polling-Locations for their polling place. Voters in other areas can contact their local or county clerk. How can I get a ballot preview? See what will be on your ballot by visiting the Secretary of State website. Can I still vote … [Read more...] about Greater Lansing votes: What you need to know for the Aug. 7 primary