LIVE BLOG | Election Day 2016

Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb votes on Nov. 8, 2016

Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb votes on Nov. 8, 2016

Hoosier voters encountered long lines at several polling locations around the state for Election Day.

Wait times ranged from 15 minutes to about two hours depending on the location. Be sure to check out our election guide and follow our live blog throughout the day as we keep an eye on voter turnout and tight races both locally and nationally.

Polls closed at 6 p.m. See election results here.

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Several viewers have told us their wait times for voting. It appears the wait is between about 15 minutes and two hours depending on where you have to go to vote.

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Monroe County Clerk Nicole Browne says “things are smoothing out” there this morning. All polls are open and most inspectors reported lines when polls opened. 

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CBS4’s Larra Overton reported that it took 17 minutes to vote in Broad Ripple this morning. Lindsey Eaton said it took her 25 minutes to vote at the John Barton Annex near Mass Ave.

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Gov. Mike Pence took a bike ride before going to his polling location:

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Zach Myers said an official with the Marion County Clerk’s Office told him that the county ended up getting enough volunteers to count absentee ballots.

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Monroe County Clerk Nicole Browne reports that 20,440 voters have cast their ballots as of 1:30 p.m.

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As of 4:15
p.m., Monroe County has had 25,679 Election Day voters, county officials say. 

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Less than one hour to go until the polls close!

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Results from Monroe County: 

As of 6:00 p.m., there have been 28,888 Election Day voters. When combined
with Early Voting, there have been 55,896 voters for the presidential
election.

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CBS News has projected Donald Trump will win Mississippi. 

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CBS News projects Hillary Clinton will win Illinois. 

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Luke Messer (R) projected to win U.S. House District 6 in Indiana. Andre Carson (D) projected to win U.S. House District 7.

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CBS News projects Todd Young will beat Evan Bayh in the Indiana race for U.S. Senate. More here.

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CBS News projects that Hillary Clinton will win New York. 

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Peter Visclosky (D) projected to defeat Donna Dunn (L) in US House District 1 race.

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Polls are set to close in Nevada, Iowa, Utah and Montana at 10 p.m. See results here.

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CBS News projects a win for Hillary Clinton in New Mexico.

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CBS News projects a win for Hillary Clinton in Colorado.

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Donald Trump is projected to win Florida, according to the Associated Press. 

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CBS News projects a win in Oregon for Hillary Clinton.

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CBS News projects Donald Trump will win Utah.

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CBS News projects Hillary Clinton will win Nevada.

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