Long lines in Williston for Midterm voting

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WILLISTON, N.D. - The lines have been long with voters coming out in record numbers to cast their votes this Midterm Election.

Officials say you would think it was a Presidential Election with the number of people waiting in line. Election workers say a very steady number of voters have come through the doors since polls opened at 7 a.m. Workers at the Williston ARC polling location had almost 1,500 ballots cast before noon and absentee ballot counters kept busy as over 5,000 absentee ballots were sent in during the weeks leading up to the Midterms.

One group in particular, young women voters, have come out in large numbers and many families have come out to vote together.

"I wanted to come out and vote and support our Country and do what I can for our society and just do what I can," said Katie Brambell, voter.

Voting continues in McKenzie County and Williams County until polls close at 7:00 p.m. Officials want to remind voters that if you are waiting in line passed that time, you will still be permitted to vote.