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Voters Line-Up in Milwaukee

It's been a constant stream of people voting here at the Zeidler Municipal Building since polls opened at 7 AM on Tuesday and we're told it's been the same story at the other 194 polling sites across the city.

Elections officials say the first two hours after polls opened were probably the most robust they will be all day.

By 10:00 AM, an estimated 20-30 percent of registered voters in Milwaukee had already cast their ballots.

That is on track with the expected 87 percent of registered voters who will vote in the city of Milwaukee.

There has been some confusion about the state's voter photo id law, but poll workers are working with voters to make sure they understand what they need to do to make sure their vote counts.

Neil Albrecht with the city of Milwaukee election commission says, while lines are expected for much of the day, having multiple locations for early voting is helping reduce wait times today.

"That's a win-win, not just for the people who early voted to get their ballots in, but also for everyone appearing at those polling places today because they have 52, 300 fewer people attempting to vote at the same time,” said Neil Albrecht .

The Milwaukee Election Commission says there have been minimal tabulating issues, but rapid response teams are dispatched throughout the city to help with any issues.

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