Wisconsin Polls 2012: Closing Time, Opening Time, And Where To Vote

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WISCONSIN POLLS 2012
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It's time to vote in the state of Wisconsin.

Here's what you need to know for Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.

Closing time for Wisconsin polls is 8 p.m. Central Time, later than many other states.

Opening time for Wisconsin polls is 7 a.m. local time.

Many have already voted in the state thanks to early voting, which began a few weeks ago. Early voting in Wisconsin this year has reportedly been strong in Republican-leaning areas.

Besides the presidential race, Wisconsin voters have to choose in the hotly-contested Senate race between Tammy Baldwin and Tommy Thompson.

Not sure where to vote? The state has set up My Vote Wisconsin to help you out. In addition to polling locations, the site offers other useful information.

Wisconsin has 10 electoral votes at play in the presidential race. It has voted Democrat in every presidential election since 1988.

Despite Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan being from Wisconsin, Barack Obama appears to have an edge in the state. See our election map here.

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