|Published:||Nov 07, 2012 3:52 PM EST|
|Updated:||Nov 07, 2012 4:56 PM EST|
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Leanne Leline had big plans for watching Tuesday night's election returns.
"I was gonna have a nice dinner, sit on the couch in my jammies," she explained.
Instead, the self proclaimed "political junkie" stood in line for five hours at Heron's Glen.
"And I ended up having a couple French fries that somebody gave me for dinner," Leline said.
Just four voters down from Leline was Gary McCracken. McCracken says he had been eyeing the line all day, waiting for it to shrink.
"I come back up at a quarter to six it was up a little closer, from that point on, it was six hours and 15 minutes," he said.
Both Leline and McCracken question why there was only one scanner for the 3,000 plus people at the precinct.
"Yesterday was truly an injustice to the citizens of Lee County...that being said, I would have stood in line for days and days it's hardy a sacrifice compared to our men and women in our services do for us to give us that right to vote," Leline said.
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