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Power outage caused by a squirrel temporarily halts early voting at Douglas Co. Election Commission

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Posted at 4:45 PM, Oct 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-30 17:49:34-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — A power outage caused by a squirrel caused the Douglas County Election Commission to temporarily stop early voting on Friday. Power was restored after about an hour and a half.

The outage impacted the area of 120th and Center.

OPPD troubleshooters remain on the scene to finalize repairs.

On Saturday, the Election Commission office will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to serve voters. The office will also be open for voting on Monday.

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