How Long Did It Take You to Vote?

Long lines were reported for early voting. How long did you have to wait in line to vote?

It seems to have been a long time coming, but Election Day 2012 is finally here. Early voting closed Friday last week and right up until the end some precincts reported long lines.

In Gwinnett County, Ga. there were reports of some people waiting up to eight hours to cast early ballots. In other states, it was even worse. In Florida, officials had to open up the polls for another four hours to make sure everybody got to vote.

But today, there are no other options. Anybody who wants to vote, but hasn't yet, is going to have to get in one of those lines and wait their turn.

Whether you are voting today or voted during the early voting period, how long did you have to wait in line? How did 2012 lines in your precinct compare to 2008?

Manny Garcés November 06, 2012 at 03:38 PM
I voted Friday and I was in line for two and a half hours. In 2008, I early voted and was in line for three and a half hours.
Kristi Reed (Editor) November 06, 2012 at 04:03 PM
I just voted at 12Stone (Duncans A) in Dacula and it only took 15 minutes.
Barbara Mitchell November 06, 2012 at 04:18 PM
Barbara Mitchell Snellville I voted today Nov. 6, at Briscoe Park no line walked in voted took less than 10 min.
Scott November 06, 2012 at 04:24 PM
Voted at Grace Baptist this morning. Was in line at 6:30 and was done by 7:20ish. Line wasn't horrible, but certainly longer than I expected that early. Certainly better than the line I saw at the Dacula early voting location on Friday afternoon when I thought about trying to vote then!
RL November 06, 2012 at 04:41 PM
Twenty-five minutes at Killian Hill Christian Save the republic.
Joy L. Woodson November 06, 2012 at 05:04 PM
@RL, that's pretty quick. That means they are getting people in and out over there!
David Brown November 06, 2012 at 05:23 PM
I voted at Britt Elementary. I got in line at 10:40. I was out of the building at 11:10.
Vanezza Prado November 06, 2012 at 05:42 PM
I voted on Thursday at the Voter Registration Center on Grayson Highway in Lawrenceville and was in and out in just under an hour.
Sharon Swanepoel November 06, 2012 at 06:17 PM
Voted at First Baptist Church in Monroe at 9:30 a.m. Walked in and out in about 5 minutes. Only time I spent was filling in the form and actually voting. No lines at all. There were, however, longer lines at Loganville in the Municipal election on whether or not to allow package store, or two, in the city!
Stephanie Gross November 06, 2012 at 07:11 PM
I was voter #465 at Bogart Conmunity Center in Oconee County around 1:40 p.m. No waiting.
Crystal Huskey (Editor) November 06, 2012 at 07:32 PM
I waited an hour and a half at Annistown Road Baptist, and they said it was moving faster than earlier. There were barely any parking spots.
Joycelgr November 06, 2012 at 08:17 PM
My husband and I voted 2 weeks ago yesterday in the city of Winder and we were in and out in less then 10 minutes. Always, always vote early.
Rebecca McCarthy (Editor) November 06, 2012 at 11:39 PM
I voted today at the Five Points Fire Station and went right in. The workers there said I was between crowds. It must have taken 10 minutes.
JOYCE HALL November 07, 2012 at 12:07 PM
I voted early and was in line for over 7 hours. It was sad, but I cast my vote. This was my first vote in Gwinnett County. I hope they do better next time.
Theresa Coor November 07, 2012 at 12:58 PM
I voted at the Dacula Activity Building and was in line about 30 minutes all together.
Jason Davis November 07, 2012 at 01:12 PM
Seven and a half hours at Saturday voting in Centerville. The county refused to send additional laptops and poll workers after finding out about the long wait.
Maureen Ruiz November 07, 2012 at 01:45 PM
My husband and I voted two weeks ago in Winder, it took about 10 minutes.
Judy Narde November 07, 2012 at 03:51 PM
Mt Park Aquatic Center at 1020 am. It took only 10 minutes.
Evelyn Smith November 07, 2012 at 05:49 PM
I voted in Dacula, on Nov. 2 , 1 hour 40 minutes! I enjoyed every minute!
Lynette Grimaldi November 07, 2012 at 09:49 PM
I voted by absentee ballot so zero time in line! Gotta love that!


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