The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 6, 1968 · Page 18
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 18

West Palm Beach, Florida
Issue Date:
Wednesday, November 6, 1968
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18n-Palm Beach Post, Wed., November 6, 1968 Palm Beach County Voters Swarm To Polls E.i. i '4 rf - S ... i N?3 FIRE STATION dn rfwa hjii 1L.1 I ' I III I I wl I lVW X. 1 TT1 ilfj fh III If 3. n i ; i t ! i i . 'fit i -Ttr. . - a I II rrrrk -v- ' " ' .1 -r.- - , - ifx. 1 , "If T0 ,1, ChrXKING IX Voters were out out the area. Here at Precincts 121 in record numbers early this morn- and 122 at Highland Elementary STEADY LIXE Voters stream into the Xorthboro No. 3 Fire waiting in line to register their choice in Precinct 72 seemed In Station at 3601 N. Dixie, West Palm Beach, to cast ballots in a happy, almost holiday, mood. Tuesday's national, state and county election. Most of those ing and precinct workers, visibly School, are some of the early voters going through election procedure before casting their ballots. intense on their jobs, were busy checking names against registration books in polling places through- Stclff PhotOS Dyj Ursula Seemann JohnCrystal Johnny Nicklas ? H i S3? d lW p M ih SLOW BUT SURE rf Precincts 86 stride. One poll worker said the and 88 were swamped most of the "line was from here to there most day Tuesday and voters waiting in of the day." The balmy weather line took the unavoidable delays in helped bring out the electors. -1; r v TWO ROGERS VOTES - U.S. Rep. Palm Beach. Five-year-old Laning Paul G. Rogers, candidate for re- Rogers seems to be wondering why election to the Ninth District seat, she cannot vote, not realizing that and Mrs. Rogers cast their ballots she is not even tall enough to reach Tuesday in Precinct 76, Temple the levers. Beth Ei,2813 X.Flagler Drive, West PALM BEACH Voters came to Precinct 77 prepared with sample ballots and lists of candidates to guide their choice. Votes in this precinct were registered at the North Fire Station, Wells Road and North County Road, with residents patiently waiting their turn in one of the biggest voter turnouts in recent years. I r: tVrl z u u Ilk ' l"1"" VJ tHl Uli'tUt t jSWAP-UM j I) wi r f . - . , ' ; '. I s 1-.. S- .. W Lj,,: Wn i in i - n r "in n. hth.h1 - T .M-.-'----'w,,i," I t v- ft i ' -J L : 8 ment mounts too in a form of organized confusion in the office where the results of a dozen local races are first known. VOTES MOUNT Faster than flying fingers of workers in Registrar's Office can tabulate them Tuesday night. Excite CONTRAST Unlike some other ry, 1703 Lake Ave. Mrs. C. S. Sim-polling places in West Palm Beach mons and Mrs. Sophie Ferrill, fore-where long lines of people waited to ground, take their ease while wait-vote late Tuesday, it was a placid ing for a lady to complete her bal-scene at the National Guard Armo- loting.

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