Official: Nashville voters turned out in tornado's aftermath
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An elections administrator in the Tennessee county that includes Nashville is praising voters for turning out on Super Tuesday despite tornado damage to voting locations and roads.
More than a dozen voting locations in one county were closed after a tornado swept through Nashville and surrounding areas early Tuesday.
Voters navigated road debris and street closures to reach precincts that were not damaged to cast ballots in the presidential primary election.
Polls in another county opened at 8 a.m., an hour later than originally planned.
Campaigns for four Democratic presidential candidates successfully sued to keep polls open late. The suit was dismissed Wednesday.