Long lines, waits at polls prompt a time study before 2024 presidential election
Election officials say bottlenecks at voting booth were partly to blame for lines that stretched more than 2 hours at the end of the Nov. 8 midterm election.
Thanks to the Haan Museum, sponsor of today’s edition. Visit the Haan Museum between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, and leave with the holiday spirit. The trains are always a big hit as they travel the world at the museum, passing landmarks in London, the Colonial states, and other American cities. See how many Lafayette landmarks you can identify. Ride in a sleigh behind two (stationary) reindeer. Trees, Santas, garland, Nativity sets and other displays add to the Christmas spirit. Come and experience different cultures as you visit a room decorated for Kwanzaa by the Tea Ladies, and rooms decorated by Purdue’s Asian American Center and the Latino Center. Holiday hours are 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Tickets at the door are $15 for adults 18 and over, $7.50 for youth 5 to 17, and free for children 4 and under. E-mail the museum at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a special tour for your family, church, school, assisted living or other groups. Visit thehaan.org/holidays/ for more information, or to purchase discounted tickets in advance.
WHY THE LONG WAITS ON ELECTION DAY?
Tippecanoe County’s election board put the wraps on the 2022 midterm last week, promising a time study to get a handle on why lines remained long on Election Day – especially at the very end of the day.
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