LA County Polls to Remain Open After 8 pm, For Voters Who Arrive Before Closing Time
A hint that the County has experienced problems with its electronic voting system
March 3, 2020
"The poll workers are wonderful. But everyone is voting on these machines, for the first time. So there's a learning curve." Polly Lui, a voter at UCLA.
One of our readers reports that he waited 4 hours to vote at UCLA, then gave up and went home. The LA County Recorder announced that Los Angeles County polling centers will not close before all voters who arrive before 8 pm, are allowed to vote. Here is the press release:
Vote Centers Will Remain Open for All Voters Who Arrive Before 8 PM
LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) Dean C. Logan announced Vote Centers will remain open for voters who arrive before the close of Vote Centers at 8 PM.
The priority of the RR/CC is to ensure every voter who turned out on or before the closing of the Vote Centers get the opportunity to make their voice heard.
Vote Centers that are currently not experiencing wait times:
South Bay Gardens Apartments Community Room: 230 E 130th St, Los Angeles, 90061
Hiram of Tyre Grand Lodge Assembly Hall: 5900 S Broadway, Los Angeles, 90003
Port of Long Beach Maintenance Building: 725 Harbor Plaza, Long Beach, 90802
Wilkerson Middle School Auditorium: 2700 Doreen Ave, El Monte, 91733
Francisquito Villa Community Room: 14622 Francisquito Ave, La Puente, 91746
Tri-Community Adult School Cafeteria: 231 E Stephanie Dr, Covina, 91722
Bell Gardens Senior Center Community Room: 6722 Clara St, Bell Gardens, 90201
LiUNA Local 1309 Union Hall: 3971 Pixie Ave, Lakewood, 90712
El Camino High School Multi-Purpose Room: 14625 Keese Dr, Whittier, 90604
Cathy Hensel Youth Center Gymnasium: 236 S George Hensel Dr, Montebello, 90640
Red Hen Press Literary Center: 1540 Lincoln Ave, Pasadena, 91103
Voters in line are encouraged to stay in line or find a Vote Center near them before 8 PM.