Early voters just want it over with

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - The time until Election Day is now measured in days instead of weeks. Some people say they're worn out with it all and Election Day can't come soon enough.

"Just wanted to get out of the lines and not have to wait as long and just get it done early," Autumn Gerber said.

After casting their ballot days early, voters we talked with expressed some relief.

"I'm happy to have it over with," early voter Matthew Gerber said.

But one thing they wish were over as well is all the campaigning.

"I'm definitely ready for the ads to be over," early voter Sandy Anderson said.

"You can't even turn the TV on anymore without hearing absolute negative advertisements, as well as social media has been nothing but negative," Gerber said.

"I try to stay off of social media. I don't watch a lot of regular TV," Autumn Gerber said.

According to many voters Wednesday, the anticipation for this upcoming election is exhausting.

"I feel like this one there's obviously a lot more campaigning and a lot of things out about who you should vote for and not vote for. A little more cutthroat, I'd say, than my last election," Autumn Gerber said.

Fatigue from elections seems to be everywhere. In the Town of Rockland, Town Clerk Julie Koenig says municipal workers feel it, too.

"I can share stories of my people who come into vote. They say, 'Now that I've voted, is there a switch I can flip to make sure that I don't see any more political ads on TV?'" Koenig said.

Koenig says she's seen voter turnout above average. Based on absentee voters, she expects 60 to 70 percent of the town's voters to have a say in the election.

"We've got a lot of interest in local races, obviously with our state representation, but also the Tammy Baldwin race has been a big seat as well; a lot of people are interested in sharing their opinion about it," Koenig said.