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30% Voter Turnout Expected for Tuesday Election

Polls open at 7:00 a.m.

Posted: Apr 2, 2018 4:31 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The Buchanan County Clerk's Office is ready to go for election day.

Last minute preparations were taking place at election headquarters Monday afternoon. Election officials say volunteers are trained and ready to go to handle tomorrow's crowds.

The Buchanan County Clerk is predicting a 30-percent voter turnout, but is optimistic that more people will come out to vote.

"I hope it gets higher, but with the weather being so cold and it being still icy out. You just never know. People don't like being out in the cold," said Buchanan County Clerk Mary Baack-Garvey.

Polls open at 7:00 a.m.

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Comfortable and mild conditions are set to continue today with highs in the upper 70s and lower 80s under partly cloudy skies. Winds will be a bit breezy today with gusts up to 25 mph. A weak cold front will move through the area later this evening. Clouds will build into the area today as the front passes. A few isolated areas of light rain can’t be ruled out as the front moves through. Temperatures will remain in the 70s on Saturday under mostly sunny skies. Temperatures will really start to warm up on Sunday with highs in the upper 80s. Above average temperatures will continue through the beginning of next week as sunny and dry weather remains.
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