Midterm Election Day is here

Portage County elections warning to absentee voters on ballot return

We are still waiting for voters to cast ballots in Clark, Washoe and Lyon counties. In addition, 27 states and the District of Columbia allow voters to request absentee ballots without an excuse, allowing them to vote by mail.

"We've been fighting the whole time, we've stayed on the offense, we've been moving ahead and you can't dwell on things in politics, we just grind it out every day whether it was a good day or a bad day", he said.

Voters are encouraged to double-check their polling places and have an ID handy, just in case. Most states have laws in place to guarantee time for their employees to go to the polls, but there is now no federal law that mandates time off for voting - at least not yet.

Election Board Director Pat McDonald said ballots were taken to about 45 precincts in the county.

Tyler County reported 777 residents early voted there by 4 p.m. Saturday. According to the Pew Research Center, voter turnout in the United States trails that seen in most developed countries.

He added: "Voting should not be this hard", and said he was "proud" of his "neighbors around the five boroughs who are voting today in what looks like huge numbers".

Voters at Manhattan College also experienced issues, with only one machine working to count ballots.

Backed Syrian Kurdish fighters on alert for Turkish attack
Turkey considers the YPG a terrorist group because of its links to the Kurdish insurgency in southeastern Turkey. It also envisions Kurdish YPG forces withdrawing from the town to the east of the Euphrates.

Director Ryan didn't mention the city's "perennial problem" of voters going missing from voter rolls - an issue that was raised once again during the state's September primaries.

Wet ballots. The first two page ballot (so double the chance for each voter to jam).

In Phoenix, a polling site was foreclosed on overnight.

For about an hour after polls opened, a Sarasota County, Florida, precinct had to tell voters to come back later because their ballots were unavailable. But too few, and there could also be problems.

Federal officials said there were no signs of any foreign cyberattacks on critical election systems, although social media trolls targeted some voters with misinformation. Or ballots must mailed and postmarked by November 6. Some states were even approaching their early voting turnout from the 2016 presidential election.

Almost 100 million Americans were expected to take to the polls in an election that was widely seen as a referendum on the presidency of Donald Trump.

COLUMBIA, S.C. - SC has shattered the record for absentee ballots cast in a midterm election.

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