Early Voter Turnout 25 Percent Higher Than 2008 in New Orleans

Lines around the block


Marvel Robertson walked into City Hall on Tuesday afternoon, took one look at the early voting line that stretched the full length of the building and knew she hadn't put enough money in the parking meter. But she didn't turn around and go home. She went outside, dropped in some more change and returned to take her place at the end of the hour-plus-long line.