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Poll worker Sarah Briggs, right, scans Margaret Gale-Wells’ driver’s license through a new Election Administrators system Tuesday afternoon at Jefferson City's McClung Park pavilion. “We’re moving voters through fast because we don’t have to look them up in the book,” Briggs said, adding the new system will make an even bigger difference in major elections. Briggs can also access the system with a voter’s name, date of birth, voter card or voter ID. The information appears on the computer screen for verification.

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Cole County voter turnout exceeded forecast

Clerk praises performance of electronic poll books

“I like losing on something like this.” That was the feeling of Cole County Clerk Marvin Register who saw his prediction exceeded for voter turnout in Tuesday’s election.

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