MODESTO — Election Day in the Northern San Joaquin Valley got off to a strong start with lines reported at several polling locations and at least at one site cheers.
A line of a couple dozen people greeted the opening of a polling site in Oakdale with enthusiasm.
In Ceres, Scott Johnson got to multitask he voted at Ceres Christian Terrace and got in a visit at the same time.
Its nice to come vote where your mom lives, he said.
Forty people had come in so far to vote by about 8:30. And precinct workers collected provisional and absentee ballots as well, said Isabel Carranza.
Carranza starting working the polls in 2007, when her daughter, Alexandria, did it for a government class. Mother and daughter have worked every election since.
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