More than 85,000 cast ballots on first day of early voting

More than 85,000 cast ballots on first day of early voting

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - According to the Secretary of State's office, more than 85,000 people across the state voted during the first day of early voting.

More than 7,000 of those voters cast their ballots in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Early voting continues through next Tuesday, but polling places are closed Sunday.

There are a number of important issues on the ballot, so you are urged to do your research before you get there to speed up the process.

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