CINCINNATI - Lamorris Nickles of Over-the-Rhine was first to get in line outside the Hamilton County Board of Elections on Saturday morning.
"The early bird gets the worm," Nickles said.
A long line of voters wanting to take advantage of early voting in the 2012 presidential election formed behind Nickles. The line stretched down Broadway to Eighth Street.
"It's too cold to be out here any later. You get in and get out. You see the line wrapped around the building. I wouldn't want to be them," Nickles said.
In 2008, Lisa Coleman of Silverton waited in line at the Hamilton County Board of Elections for three hours to take part in early voting. To avoid a similar fate, Coleman was third in line.
"Early voting is the way to go," said Coleman. "Don't want to stand in line on the day of. So we decided to come on down here. We got here at 6 a.m."
The latest numbers show 1.3 million people have voted early in Ohio.
The Hamilton County Board of Elections will remain open until 2 p.m. on Saturday. The Board of Elections will be open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m on Sunday.
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