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More than 1,500 turn out on 2nd day of advance voting in Columbus

More than 1,500 people voted on Tuesday -- the second day of advance voting across Columbus.

More than 1,300 people voted on Monday at four sites across the city, said Nancy Boren, executive director of the Muscogee County Office of Elections and Registration.

Boren estimated about a 60 percent turnout once all the voting is completed in the Nov. 2 midterm election.

There are about 98,000 registered, active voters in Columbus. Of those, some 12,000 voted in the July primary. About 9,500 have voted early for the November election.

Voters with a government-issued photo ID can vote in Columbus through Friday at these sites and times:

The Frank Chester Recreation Center, 1441 Benning Drive, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Columbus State University Cunningham Center, 3100 Gentian Boulevard, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Columbus Public Library, 3000 Macon Road, 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

The elections office on the ground floor of the Columbus Government Center’s west wing, 100 10th St., 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

All precincts will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Nov. 2.

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