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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
Faye Gross | 07 November, 2018, 03:43

More than 165,400 Oklahomans already have voted in this general election through the three-day early voting period and by mail.

The mail-in ballot numbers have not just increased over the last midterm election but have surpassed the record-breaking numbers of the 2016 Presidential election, said County Clerk Scott Colabella.

Voters enter and leave the DeKalb County Legislative Center in Sycamore on Monday, taking advantage of the last day of early voting before Tuesday's election.

The Election Protection hotline is 866-OUR-VOTE or text "Our Vote" to 97779. By law, ballots had to be postmarked by Monday to be counted.

Polls opened at 6 a.m. Tuesday, November 6, and are scheduled to close at 7 p.m.

GetToThePolls.com shows you where to vote, what's on your ballot and how to contact your elected officials.

"We have more than 4,000 lawyers this election cycle helping answer phones", said Kristin Clarke, executive director of the Lawyers Committee. Your polling location depends on where you live. That website also has lists of candidates and propositions, and voter information guides.

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Voters across the country and right here in Virginia are heading to the polls Tuesday to participate in the 2018 midterm elections. Voters can go to their county election office to get a ballot. Some counties previously offered that as part of a pilot program that has now been made permanent.

"Turn in your ballot because your vote could be the one who makes the difference".

If voters have not received their ballot yet, there is still time.

Early voters in Texas now surpassing the state's total turnout from 2014; insight from GOP strategist Justin Wallin.

There are also local elections for school board seats and local judge's races.

"We sent folks out to every site that was affected, as fast as we could", Fontes said in September, after his office launched an investigation into the problems. Now, 27 of 29 counties in the state use it - all but Carbon and Emery. Ballots can also be printed from myvote.wa.gov then turned in or mailed. "The victor may not be known until more ballots are counted over coming days, or maybe not until the canvass".

"For a mid-term election, it probably is a record for us", said Toni Chieffalo, coordinator of elections in Ohio County.

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