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Some voters see long wait times, others see none in the Chattahoochee Valley

Columbus (GA) WTVM logo Columbus (GA) WTVM 11/3/2020 Jessie Gibson
Alabama sees long wait times on Election Day © Provided by Columbus (GA) WTVM Alabama sees long wait times on Election Day

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Election Day is already off to a strong start with lines circling around some voting precincts in the Chattahoochee Valley.

Polls opened in Georgia at 7 a.m. and will close at 7 p.m. EDT.

In Harris County, there are no reported wait times or lines.

a car parked on the side of a road: Harris County sees no wait times or lines on Election Day morning © Provided by Columbus (GA) WTVM Harris County sees no wait times or lines on Election Day morning a large brick building: Harris Co. sees no lines on Election Day morning © Provided by Columbus (GA) WTVM Harris Co. sees no lines on Election Day morning

Across the river in Phenix City, polls opened at 8 a.m. and will close at 8 p.m. EDT. The City of Phenix City observes Eastern Time Zone.

Voters in Alabama, however, are experiencing longer wait times and lines. Some reported an hour and a half wait in the voting line at Glenwood School.

a man riding a skateboard up the side of a road: Alabama sees long wait times on Election Day © Provided by Columbus (GA) WTVM Alabama sees long wait times on Election Day a group of people walking on a road: Alabama sees long wait times on Election Day © Provided by Columbus (GA) WTVM Alabama sees long wait times on Election Day

Remember while you are out voting today to practice CDC guidelines. Wear a mask, remember to social distance yourself and wash your hands before and after casting your vote.

If you experience anything out of the normal while casting your ballot today please call the Election Incident Hotline at 470-410-8793.

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