There’s another reason for the long waits some have experienced while waiting to vote today in Roanoke County – besides the high turnout numbers. At the William Byrd High School polling location, election officer Mary Ann St. Clair explains. Those books are used to match a voters ID to their address on file. St. Clair said they have used the paper poll books in the past – it just takes a bit longer to cross-reference that way.

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