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Last Minute Voting Tips

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Election Day has finally arrived and with it continued worries about expected record turnout and what that means for each voter. The County Clerk has asked that voters arrive at their polling places after 9 a.m. and before 4:30 p.m. to avoid the crush of residents casting ballots during the morning and evening rush hour. Don't let that dissuade you, however, from voting when you need/want to.

Last minute tips:

  • Still don't know where your polling place is? Not to worry, find out here.
  • Brush up on all the ballot measures here. If you have a sample ballot, you may take that into the voting booth with you.
  • Polling places are slated to close at 8 p.m, but officials promised that each election station will stay open until the last voter in line at 8 p.m. has been allowed to vote. Polls may close around 9 p.m. or later to accommodate the crowd, but you need to show up by 8 p.m.
  • Track election results for L.A. County via the clerk's officehere, via CNN's personalized poll tracker here and local election news all day on LAist. If you want to share your voting day story or experienced any irregularities while voting, tell us about it.
  • If you want to take some pictures of the historic election, brush up on the legality of snapping photos here.
  • After all is said and done, relax with LAist and other great organizations tonight at The EdisonPhoto by Peggy Archer, via LAist Featured Photos Pool on Flickr.