IMPERIAL COUNTY – Debra Porter, Registrar of Voters, said even though the Valley experienced an increase in early voting, her office anticipates a big voter turnout Tuesday.
As of Monday, a little more than 14,000 early voter ballots have been received, of which close to 8,000 have been processed and the work will continue until all are counted.
According to Porter there was a significant increase in Imperial County early voters compared to past elections. Porter says both the mobile voting services and early weekend voting saw a big turnout.
Voters had studying to do to understand all 17 state propositions on the ballot, Porter said. She hoped voters did due diligence before going to their polling site to avoid holding up the lines.
“There are several voters who are taking an hour plus to vote and this is going to back lines up. You don’t want to go in and tie up the lines by sitting there for the first time reading the ballot because there are 17 state propositions and it takes a long time to read those pro and con arguements,” said Porter.
If you are still not sure of your voting poll location you can visit the California Secretary of State website at www.sos.ca.gov.
Poll sites open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.