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Scenes From the Polls in Mansfield

Residents and candidates make their way to the polls Tuesday for Mansfield's municipal election.

Election Day has arrived in Mansfield, and residents throughout Town are exercising their right to vote.

"It's been steady the whole day," said Karen Wyatt, a ballot clerk at the Buchanan Auditorium's polling station at the . "It's been great."

As of 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, District 3 was reporting that 259 residents had come out to vote at the Buchanan Center.

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At the Mansfield Fire Department's Station 207, checker Mark Mogayzel said that residents had been coming in "spurts," and that he considered it a "medium turnout" for a municipal election.

As of noon Tuesday, District 2 was reporting that 285 residents had come out to vote at the fire station.

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Over at the , moderator Virginia Smith expected that voter turnout would pick up as the day wore on.

"So far it's slow, but it's about average," said Smith.

"Normally when the work crowd comes home from work, we'll be seeing more people," she said.

As of 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, District 1 was reporting that 305 residents had come out to vote at the Community Center.

The polls will be open until 8 p.m. Tuesday.

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