Early voting hours extended Saturday
Posted on 31 Oct 2008 by James Willamor
Voters on Friday wait outside the Plaza-Midwood Library
Due to high turnout, early voting locations across Mecklenburg county will now be open Saturday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Polls initially planned to close Saturday at 1:00 PM. If you are not in line at 5:00 PM Saturday you will have to wait until Tuesday, Nov. 4th to cast your ballot.
Long lines to vote Friday at the Plaza-Midwood Library
More than a hundred people stood in line to vote Friday afternoon at the Plaza-Midwood Public Library. A couple close to entering the library doors said they had been waiting for around two hours. Nearly two million people have taken advantage of early voting in North Carolina since Oct. 16th.
Some waited over two hours to vote Friday