Read more here: http://woub.org/2012/11/06/athens-co...r-turn-out-lowAthens County election officials said voter turnout appears to be below average Tuesday morning.
Polling places located at City Hall and at Ohio University's Baker Center only a handful of people waiting in line to vote.
Officials at the Ohio University Division of Student Affairs said the low turnout could be because many Ohio University students are spending the morning waiting in line to obtain a proof of residency form in order to go vote.
Officials said the office has been filled with students since 8 a.m.
Voters like Ohio University freshman Casey Harchaoui said they were surprised at the low turnout.