Voter Turnout

Extremely Large Voter Turnout

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 - 6:25pm

  Poll commissioners at Lafayette's 88th precinct were shocked to see lines of voters waiting for the polls to open this morning.  Janice Lafleur, a poll commissioner for many years, says that compared to presidential elections in the past this year has an extremely large turnout.

  "So far voter turnout has been excellent it's a lot greater than usual and I am amazed that voters are patient and courteous and well prepared."--Janice Lafleur

    LaFleur says the commissioners did a vote count at 9 o'clock this morning and there were as many votes in the first two hours as there usually are by noon from the past elections.

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