November 4th, 2008
12:40 PM ET
6 years ago

In some states, poll closing times vary

 Poll closing times vary across the country.
Poll closing times vary across the country.

(CNN) - Polls in the eastern part of Indiana and Kentucky close at 6 pm ET; in some areas in the western part of those states, they stay open until 7 pm ET. Polls in most of Florida stay open until 7 pm ET — except in some areas of the Florida Panhandle in the western part of the state, where they will remain open until 8 pm ET.

Polls in New Hampshire’s townships will stay open until 7 pm ET this evening; in the state’s cities, that time is 8 pm.

Polls in eastern Kansas, Texas and South Dakota stay open until 8 pm ET; in the western parts of those states, they remain open until 9 pm ET.

In eastern Michigan, polls stay open until 8 pm; in some areas of the western part of the state, they stay open until 9 pm ET.

Most North Dakota polls stay open until 8 pm ET; but in some areas, including the western part of the state, they will be open until 9 pm ET.

In Southern Idaho, the polls stay open until 10 pm ET. In the northern part of the state, that time is 11 pm ET.

In eastern Oregon, polls will be open until 10 pm ET, and in western Oregon until 11 pm ET.

And in Sarah Palin’s home state of Alaska, voters in the eastern part of the state will be able to weigh in until midnight. In a small part of western Alaska, polls will remain open until 1 a.m. ET Wednesday.

If you live in any of these areas, please check with your local board of elections or Secretary of State to find the correct closing times for your polling locations.


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  1. FED UP!

    Colorado is Obama country – McCain go away.

    I proudly casted my vote for Obama

    November 4, 2008 02:47 pm at 2:47 pm |