WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE
Washoe County has high voter turn-out on opening day of early voting. All polling locations opened on-time and without incident yesterday. As of 3:30 p.m., over 7600 ballots had been cast. Voters can choose from 22 early voting locations through Nov. 2. A complete list of locations is available online at www.washoecounty.us/voters/12EVSchedule.htm.
All early voting polls are running smoothly; however, some locations may have longer lines compared to others. Voters are currently experiencing shorter lines at Truckee Meadows Community College, Legends at Sparks Marina and South Valley’s Library. For questions and current information on early voting polls, call the Washoe County Registrar of Voter’s Office at 775.328.3670. Regular office hours are Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
The county registered an all-time high of 241,400 voters prior to the close of registration this past Tuesday, exceeding the record of 231,400 for the general election in 2008. Washoe County is expected to be one of the most closely watched jurisdictions in the nation for this year’s presidential election.