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Advanced polling closed; Cambridge sees increase in early voters

Advance polling across the region has wrapped up and officials say, numbers seem to be on par with previous elections.  
Out of the three cities and 4 townships Cambridge seems to be the only area that saw a significant increase in the number of residents who took advantage of being able to cast their votes early.

City Clerk Michael DiLullo says they had 3 advance polls plus the phone and internet voting option.  He says 15 hundred people used the polls and so far almost 2 thousand have called in or went online to cast their votes.

He says there are still several days to use the phone and online methods.

Christine Tarling is city clerk in Kitchener and says they had 4 days of advance polling with  3673 ballots cast. Tarling says that is about average but slightly above the 3414 registered voters who cast they votes early in the 2010 election.

North Dumfries township held 3 advance polls with 442 people showing up.  City Clerk, Joan Ready says that is about the same as in 2010.  Wilmot, Wellesley and Woolwich Township  say there advance numbers  were also similar to  the previous election