We’re in for the long haul.
As the clock slowly ticks closer to 11 pm, eyes are glued to computer, phone, and tablet screens, constantly refreshing unofficial results pages and dreading tomorrow morning’s clock-in time.
- Voter turnout is so high they've run out of ballots at some stations
- More than 30,000 ballots cast in first 2 hours of Election Day
- Advance voting turnout already higher than past two elections combined
Naturally, people have taken their frustrations to Twitter, voicing their discontent in how some stations had briefly run out of ballots earlier in the night, and the glacial pace that the ballots are currently being counted.
— Michael Walton (@PrairieHighFive) October 17, 2017
— Meagan Heard (@meaganerd) October 17, 2017
— Séan Schillinger (@smashbroski) October 17, 2017
— Maddie (@maddieburton19) October 17, 2017
— IceTito (@IceTitoYYC) October 17, 2017
— Joe McFarland (@JoeMcFarland) October 17, 2017
— sarahmillions (@sarahmillions) October 17, 2017
— Shawn Freeman (@shawn_freeman) October 17, 2017
Update: While Calgarians wait for municipal election results, 25 km of bike lanes have been paved, torn up. #yycvote
— The Beaverton (@TheBeaverton) October 17, 2017
More to come, as it (slowly but surely) comes in.