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The advance polls are over. Quite a good turnout by most reports. Things didn't go exactly what you'd describe as smooth. A harbinger of things to come next week on election day?
Karl Nerenberg, our parliamentary reporter, is here again today with some critical information you need to know. First of all, you can vote by special ballot until Tuesday, October 13, until 6 pm.
This is important. If you don't get out today, you need to wait for election day.
He also has some comments about lineups, process and the training of staff. Which hasn't been good enough. If the weekend's advance polls are any indication, you're going to need to know the election rules yourself. If you think the staff at your polling location doesn't know the rules or isn't interpreting them correctly, challenge them.
Remember -- it's your right to vote. Don't get discouraged by these complicated rules which are designed to discourage you.
You can read Karl's article outlining what you need to know about ID here.
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