- Associated Press - Thursday, November 3, 2016

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Boone County is adding nearly three dozen polling places in anticipation of higher voter turnout.

County Clerk Wendy Noren told The Columbia Daily Tribune (https://j.mp/2fjG7BU) the clerk’s office has added about 35 polling locations compared to the primary election. The added locations bring the total to 82 locations.

She says about 30,000 people voted in the primary election, for a 30.52 percent turnout. Noren says she expects about 82,000 Boone County voters to cast ballots Tuesday.

About 30,000 people voted in the primary election for a 30.52 percent turnout. Noren says she expects about 82,000 Boone County voters to go to the polls Tuesday.

She says the county had 85 polling locations open for the 2008 presidential election. Voter turnout for that election was 83.65 percent, with 85,484 ballots cast.

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Information from: Columbia Daily Tribune, https://www.columbiatribune.com

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