Election Day 2018: Polls Open At 7 a.m.


FROM THE POLLS OPENING IN EASTERN KELOLAND. AND WE’RE KICKING OFF OUR LIVE COVERAGE OF ELECTION DAY 2018. KELOLAND’S MATT HOLSEN JOINS US LIVE FROM A SIOUX FALLS POLLING LOCATION BEFORE ALL THE EXCITEMENT STARTS. I’M HERE AT FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH IN DOWNTOWN I’M HERE AT FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH IN DOWNTOWN SIOUX FALLS. IT’S ONE OF MANY POLLING LOCATIONS IN EASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA THAT WILL BE OPENING IN JUST A FEW MINUTES. IT’S SHAPING UP TO BE A BUSY DAY AT MINNEHAHA COUNTY’S ELECTION HEADQUARTERS. VOLUNTEERS WILL BEGIN OPENING ENVELOPES AND GOING THROUGH ABSENTEE BALLOTS AT 10-O-CLOCK THIS MORNING. AUDITOR BOB LITZ TELLS US HE HAS 64 PEOPLE HELPING OUT. THE RESULTS WILL BE ENTERED INTO THE SYSTEM AT 8-O- CLOCK TONIGHT WHEN THE POLLS CLOSE WEST RIVER. IF YOU STILL AREN’T SURE WHERE TO GO TODAY… HEAD ON OVER TO OUR SPECIAL ELECTION PAGE AT KELOLAND.COM WHERE YOU CAN FIND OUT WHERE YOUR POLLING LOCATION IS… AS WELL AS A NUMBER OF OTHER RESOURCES FOR YOU BEFORE YOU HEAD TO THE POLLS. BE SURE TO STICK WITH KELOLAND NEWS ON-AIR AND ONLINE FOR ALL OF OUR ELECTION COVERAGE ALL DAY LONG LEADING UP TO THE RESULTS TONIGHT. BACK TO YOU SOPHIE. THANKS MATT. THAT’S JUST THE START OF OUR LIVE TEAM COVERAGE FOR ELECTION DAY. WE’LL HAVE NEWS CREWS ALL OVER THE STATE TO BRING YOU ALL OF THE LATEST UPDATES. BE SURE TO STAY WITH KELOLAND NEWS ALL DAY TODAY. WE’LL BRING YOU LIVE COVERAGE FROM THE POLLS. PLUS WE WILL HAVE FAST, ACCURATE RESULTS – ONLINE AND AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN. WE WILL HAVE NEWS CREWS AT PARTY HEADQUARTERS. WHEN THE RACES ARE CALLED WE WILL BRING YOU LIVE INTERVIEWS WITH THE CANDIDATES.

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