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Some Ken-Ton voters worry about civility after the election

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Many voters said they were thrilled to finally have a chance to vote in what has been a turbulent Presidential Election campaign.  WBFO's Eileen Buckley talked with some voters in the Kenmore Tonawanda District Tuesday.   

There was a steady flow of voters heading in and out of Lindbergh Elementary, one of the Ken-Ton polling sites.  Michael Throp didn't say who he voted for, and noted he went back and forth on his decision in recent days.  

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Polling site at Lindbergh Elementary in Kenmore.

"Unbelievable. This has been the longest, most ridiculous election season that I can ever recall," declared Throp.        

Rebecca Hooper-Yeoh  attributes the experience of this presidential campaign to the 1960-race against Democrat John Kennedy and Republican Richard Nixon.

"It was back in the day and I remember going out to the fence and seeing some of the voters screaming and rallying and it was nothing I had every seen before in my life," explained Hooper-Yeoh.

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Clinton-Kaine sign in Kenmore.
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Trump-Pence sign in Kenmore.

Other voters like George Fanelli tells WBFO he believes whoever wins it's going to take the country a very long time to heal.

"Do you feel empowered, even though this has been such a viscous race?" asked Buckley. "I don't know if it is empowered, so much as it is this is what you are supposed to do as a citizen," replied Fanelli. 

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