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Heavy turnout for early voting
BY VALERIE REDDELL
LIVINGSTON — Election officials report 4,601 Polk County voters had cast ballots in person as of 3:30 p.m. Friday, and polls were open another hour and a half Friday as well as from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Polk County Courthouse, the Sechrist Webster Community Center in Corrigan and the Onalaska Subcourthouse. Early voting by personal appearance continues next week with extended hours on Tuesday, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The remainder of the week voting will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Polk County Clerk’s Office had received 5,476 applications for mail ballots as of Friday afternoon, and 4,204 of those ballots had been returned. Applications to vote by mail must be received (not postmarked) by the County Clerk by Tuesday, Oct. 30. Those applications must be delivered only by the U.S. Postal Service. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2.