About 26,000 Napa County voters had already mailed or dropped off ballots before Election Day.
But that still leaves more than half the county's 72,500 registered voters to make their choices today — though the man in charge of counting those votes expects at least 14,000 of them are likely to sit this one out.
At Bel Aire Park Elementary School around 9 a.m., just a handful of voters passed through to cast their votes, assisted by cheerful poll workers.
Adding an educational component, student reports on modern poets hung on the walls of the polling place, Bel Aire Park's multi-purpose room.
Napa County registrar of voters John Tuteur said he estimates a 70 to 80 percent voter turnout for the Nov. 6 election, "which should beat the statewide average handily."
Mail-in voters who didn't get their ballots to the post office by the deadline last week can drop them off at locations throughout the county today: Click here for a list.
Polling places are open until 8 p.m. and Tuteur promises the mail-in ballot count by 8:01 p.m.
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