LIVE UPDATES: Queens residents cast their votes on Election Day

Election Day has finally arrived and Queens residents are hitting the polls to cast their votes in the hotly contested local and citywide races.

Early voting, which took place from June 12 to 20, saw a low voter turnout for Queens residents. Approximately 35,361 Queens residents turned out for early voting, making up 18 percent of nearly 200,000 early voters citywide, according to the New York City Board of Elections‘ (BOE) preliminary count.

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