SETTLING IN FOR A WAIT: Mirna Finley

SETTLING IN FOR A WAIT: Mirna Finley

Long waits at advance voting stations

Some people reported spending more than two hours waiting to cast their federal election vote

SETTLING IN FOR A WAIT: Mirna Finley, right, gets comfortable while waiting to vote on the opening day of advanced polling at Parksville Baptist Church Friday. One voter reported spending more than two hours waiting to cast a ballot and The NEWS received a number of e-mails from people expressing anger and frustration from their advance polling experiences in both Qualicum Beach and Parksville. General voting day is Monday, Oct. 19.