Long lines, interest high in Los Angeles County early voting

Los Angeles County election officials say some voters waited more than two hours to cast a ballot amid strong interest in early voting.

Mike Sanchez, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder, said Sunday that people waited more than two hours during peak times Saturday at weekend voting centers that opened in North Hollywood and Culver City.

Sanchez says more than 3,200 people cast their ballots Saturday at five such centers in Los Angeles County.

He says officials don't expect long lines on Nov. 8 as voting is spread out throughout the county's precincts.

In neighboring Orange County, Registrar Neal Kelley says people were waiting outside early voting centers before they opened Saturday. He says there's been a steady stream of voters Sunday morning but no long waits.

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