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Spring election sees higher turnout
Kurt Ellefson of Monroe prepares to cast his vote in the spring election at the westside fire station April 3. As of 4 p.m., more than 1,200 people had voted. (Times photo: Marissa Weiher)
Aside from a small spit-take from the ballot counting machine at the westside fire station Tuesday and a quickly resolved ballot book discrepancy after voting concluded, the city of Monroe had a smooth election day with higher numbers than last year.