24-Hour Voting Centers Open Today Across LA County

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By KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO

  LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles County officials are trying to make voting as easy as possible ahead of Tuesday's election, opening six 24-hour voting centers across the county, it was announced today.

Dean Logan, Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk, said Sunday that six locations will offer "Around the Clock Voting" starting Monday at 8 a.m. and continuing through the close of polls at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

The centers are at the following locations:   -- RR/CC Headquarters in Norwalk, 12400 Imperial Hwy.   -- The East L.A. Doctors Hospital, 4060 Whittier Blvd.   -- The Hilton Garden Inn in Valencia, 27710 The Old Rd.   -- The Great Caesar's Banquet Hall in Tujunga   -- Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel, 11461 Sunset Blvd.   -- Four Points By Sheraton LAX Hotel, 9750 Airport Blvd.

Meanwhile, L.A. Metro will provide free rides on all Metro bus and rail lines to help people reach the polls on Election Day. No fares will be charged from 12:01 a.m. Tuesday to midnight, officials with the transit agency said.

Other transit agencies offering free fares on Election Day on March 3 include Access Services, Antelope Valley Transit Authority, Culver CityBus, LADOT, Pasadena Transit and Long Beach Transit.

  In addition to the free fares, Metro Headquarters at One Gateway Plaza and El Monte Bus Station are being used as early vote centers. Also, the County Registrar-Recorder's Office has placed a Vote by Mail Box in the East Portal area of Union Station where voters can drop off their mail-in ballots.

 A list of voting centers and polling places can be found at lavote.net.