Election 2016: What to know when going to the polls


Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. But don’t worry if there’s a long line. If you are in line by 8 p.m. you still get to vote. your polling place is located near your home, but it may have changed since the last time you voted If you’re not sure go to the state website and find out where your polling place is using the polling place search tool Only if you’re a first-time voter or you’re voting in a precinct for the first time. These are some forms of IDs you can take with you Photo IDs such as a driver’s license. Non-photo IDs such as a utility bill, gun permit, voter registration card. You might be tempted to take a selfie on Election Day, but each county sets its own rules for what’s acceptable inside the voting booth. If you want to be on the safe side just wait until you’re done voting, go outside when you have your “I voted” sticker, and then, “Snap.”

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