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PHOTOS: Primary election day in Willmar

Registered voters cast their ballots at their voting precincts in west central Minnesota on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022.

Jim Swenson casts his ballot at the Word of Faith Family Church in Willmar on Tuesday, August 9, 2022.
A roll of "I Voted" stickers sits on a table at the Willmar Education and Arts Center in Willmar on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, primary election day in Minnesota.
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A roll of "I Voted" stickers sits on a table at the Willmar Education & Arts Center during the primaries in Willmar on Tuesday, August 9, 2022.
A roll of "I Voted" stickers sits on a table at the Willmar Education & Arts Center during the primaries in Willmar on Tuesday, August 9, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
Election judge Jerry Schiro, at left, hands Barb Swenson a sticker reading, "I Voted," during the primaries in Willmar on Tuesday, August 9, 2022.
Election judge Jerry Schiro, left, hands Barb Swenson an "I Voted" sticker in Willmar on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
The Minnesota primary election opened at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022. Polls close at 8 p.m., and final results will be tabulated after closing.

A man leaves the Church of St. Mary polling location after voting on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, in Willmar.
A man leaves the Church of St. Mary polling location after voting on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, in Willmar.
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Myrna Gatewood, at left, checks in to vote with election judge Marilyn Stulen during the primaries at the Church of St. Mary in Willmar the morning of Tuesday, August 9, 2022.
Myrna Gatewood, left, checks in to vote in the primary election with election judge Marilyn Stulen at the Church of St. Mary in Willmar the morning of Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
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Jeremy Parker fills out his ballot at Vinje Lutheran Church during the primaries in Willmar on Tuesday, August 9, 2022.
Jeremy Parker fills out his primary election ballot at Vinje Lutheran Church in Willmar on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
Voter Carter Greiner walks into the Church of St. Mary polling location in Willmar to vote on Tuesday, August 9, 2022.
Voter Carter Greiner walks into the Church of St. Mary polling location in Willmar to vote on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
Grandfather Wayne Nelson consoles Rogan Toutges-Nelson, 7, as he waits for his grandfather to finish casting his ballot during the primaries at Vinje Lutheran Church the morning of Tuesday, August 9, 2022.
Grandfather Wayne Nelson consoles Rogan Toutges-Nelson, 7, as he waits for his grandfather to finish casting his primary election ballot at Vinje Lutheran Church the morning of Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune

Macy Moore is an award-winning photojournalist at the West Central Tribune in Willmar, Minnesota.
She can be reached via email: mmoore@wctrib.com or phone: 320.214.4338.
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