Long lines for absentee voters

Image by Ken Hawkins/TheDigitelImage by 20081028line.jpg The line at the Charleston County Board of Election and Voter Registration‎ was quite lengthy.

Updates throughout: The rush vote absentee is resulting in long lines at the Charleston County Elections Office. Another sign of the busy election year, and something to think about if you were planning to vote absentee to avoid long lines on November 4.

Line at Charleston votingNot the start of the line.I voted absentee at the Charleston County office on Tuesday, October 28, arriving around 11:30 a.m. and it took around an hour-and-a-half to do so. -- Poll workers said that today's turnout was busy, but better than the day before.

Hop over to NBC News 2 for the full story. NBC News 2 also chats a bit about the three-minute rule for time in the voting booth.