Early voting brings out solid numbers, waits in line


Unlike last year, early voting appears to have plenty of momentum.

Sites in Dunkirk at the Chautauqua County Fairgrounds and in Lakewood at the Chautauqua Mall reported lines of people waiting to fill out a ballot on Saturday. Waits at the locations were reported, at times, to be longer than five to 10 minutes.

Voting also is taking place at the Hall Clothier Building in Mayville.

This year’s ballot, besides the presidential race, includes county races for executive, district attorney as well as state Assembly, Senate and Congressional District 23.

Polls are open Sunday from noon to 5 p.m., Monday and Tuesday from noon to 8 p.m. It continues through Nov. 1. Polls throughout the county will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 3.


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