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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

 12:21 PM 

Milwaukee turnout high, wards running out of ballots

While there's no specific number on what turnout is looking like yet in the city of Milwaukee, Election Commission Executive Director Susan Edman says the turnout looks more like 2008 than it does 2010.

"It's been much higher than 2010," Edman said. "We've had long lines at all of the polling places. This might be more along the lines of 2008 when it comes to turnout."

Edman also said that city staff are being recruited to help out polling locations and that some wards have called saying they're running out of voter registration forms and ballots.


-- By Jason Smathers

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