Bedford, Goffstown see heavy turnout, police address traffic congrestion near polls
Voter turnout was high in Bedford and Goffstown, as cars snaked through the parking lots at local schools.
Rodney Stark, Town Moderator in Goffstown, said he predicted a high percentage of voter turnout by the end of the day. Stark said he’d heard there could be a 70% turnout.
Traffic advisories were issued by the Goffstown police, who said to expect delays in the area of the Wallace Road roundabout.
A second entrance for voters was created by mid-morning to accommodate increased traffic at Goffstown High School.
Bill Dermody, chairman of the Bedford Town Council, said by 8 a.m., approximately 1,000 voters had already been to the polls.
New traffic patterns were also established in the area of Bedford High School.
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