209 polling locations set up across Johnson County to help things move smoothly for remaining voters

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- A record turnout is expected Tuesday in Johnson County.

Going into Election Day,  more than 177,000 people already voted in Johnson County. That's 43 percent of registered voters in the county.

Johnson County officials say they are expected 160,000 voters to visit polls Tuesday, which is almost double what they saw in 2008. If they're correct, 80-percent of registered Johnson County voters will have cast their vote.

To make sure things go smoothly, there are 209 polling locations across the county, and 2,500 people working polling places. During the last couple days those working polling places went through 38 different training classes to make sure everything goes smoothly.

Advanced Voting in Johnson County

Registered Voters- 407,557
Voted in Person- 136,377
Voted by Mail- 40,800
Total Advanced Vote- 177,177

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