The Free Press, Mankato, MN

Election 2012

November 6, 2012

Voter turnout high in Mankato (slideshow)



Taylor Fast voted at the Wiecking Center at MSU at about 12:15 p.m. and had to wait about 40 minutes. "Nearly everyone in line wasn't pre-registered."

In small towns such as Eagle Lake, Courtland and Elysian, there was virtually no waiting.

Colleen Cutshall Voss voted with her daughter about 9:30 a.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Mankato with no wait.

Her daughter was given a standing ovation by everyone working there when she said it was the first time she voted.

Wrote Voss: "What a great first impression that made on her."


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