Take the time to cast a ballot, Avalon Peninsula voters say
Polling stations in Newfoundland and Labrador opened 8:30 a.m. Monday and will remain open until 8:30 p.m.
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On the Avalon Peninsula, some took to social media to report swift-moving lines at their polling stations.
Some local CBC staff even timed how long it took them to vote.
I timed how long it took to vote. From the time I left my car to when I got back in it 3minutes & 23seconds <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/elxn42?src=hash">#elxn42</a> <a href="http://t.co/OV5s9IFeEv">pic.twitter.com/OV5s9IFeEv</a>—@Jeremy_Eaton
It would take more time to get a coffee than to vote in <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/elexn42?src=hash">#elexn42</a> <a href="http://t.co/TAoxh79CS7">pic.twitter.com/TAoxh79CS7</a>—@arianakelland
Took me 10 minutes to get out of the car, register, <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/vote?src=hash">#vote</a> and chat with an old friend. Doesn't take much! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/elxn42?src=hash">#elxn42</a> <a href="http://t.co/exFDJnn7qx">pic.twitter.com/exFDJnn7qx</a>—@CBCMikeRossiter
In St. John's, resident Barry Andrews voted before noon and encouraged others to do the same.
<a href="https://twitter.com/CBCNL">@CBCNL</a> Longest wait was them finding my name on their list! In and out in 5 minutes at Poll no.147—@PowerMelissa
<a href="https://twitter.com/CBCNL">@CBCNL</a> happily StJ East Hampton Inn location was really busy but moving smoothly at 6:30. Lots of younger voters too.—@sbrowne0819
<a href="https://twitter.com/CBCNL">@CBCNL</a> I just voted in poll 141 in Grand Falls-Windsor, 20 min wait but other polls in the same venue were ghost towns. Smooth process tho.—@joann_ralph
"Get out there, cast your ballot and make your voices heard," he said.