The election in the 32nd ward has been going off without a hitch, according to the aldermanic campaigns.
Just one voting machine glitch was reported, but it was fixed quickly. Aside from that, there was nothing really to report.
However voter turnout may be a bit lower than expected. Estimates for 32nd ward turnout range from 30 to 45 percent.
“I think everybody thought there would be a little bit of a higher turnout,” said candidate Bryan Lynch.
But the cold morning weather could’ve kept the early voters home, making early estimates low.
Ald. Scott Waguespack might wrap up the election tonight if he clears the 50 percent vote threshold, and area pundits predict he will. Otherwise, he could be facing a runoff against David Pavlik, Brian Gorman or Lynch.
The polls close at 7 p.m., so it’s not too late to cast your vote!