By: Christine Souders
As of 6:30 PM, the clock is ticking until the polls close at 7 PM.
Election judges at the MLK Center in Rock Island said as of 6:00 PM they tallied 217 ballots, and are expect more by the end of the day.
All 120 polling places in the County have been keeping track of ballots.
This election, the Rock Island County Clerk's Office anticipates a 23 percent voter turnout, that's around 20,000 Rock Island County Residents.
The Clerk's Office said they've received 2,400 absentee ballots, which will affect how many votes they get on Tuesday's Election Day, and Rock Island County Residents tell us the more people who come out to vote, the better.
"This is where I live. I want to have a say in how it's run, and what goes on in my city," said Julie Hartman, who voted at the Moose Lodge in Rock Island.
"You come to a conclusion that there are things that are really needed in the Quad Cities that are not given, and they ought to be," said Toney Robinson, who voted at the MLK Center.
"Just vote for the right one, may the best man win," said John Gambelein, who voted at the Moose Lodge.
All 38 polling places close at 7:00 PM.