Let the voting begin

Post-Bulletin staff

Voters turned out in strong numbers today as they headed to the polls to cast ballots for positions ranging from local government to the presidency.

There were 50 people waiting for the doors to open at the polls at Austin High School, and steady streams of voters were reported elsewhere.

There is ample information for voters today:

• Voters looking for information today may consult the Austin Post-Bulletin’s Voter Guide, at


• The sample ballot for Austin voters was published in the Nov. 1 Austin Post-Bulletin.

• A live blog on voting turnout and other Election Day tidbits are at in the Campaign 2008 information.

Polls will remain open until 8 p.m. today.

To find your polling place, visit the Minnesota Secretary of State’s Web site,

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