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Bachmann, Tinklenberg scour for p.m. votes

Late in the afternoon, volunteers for both U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann and DFL challenger El Tinklenberg still were trying to round up voters, though as the day wore on it […]

Late in the afternoon, volunteers for both U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann and DFL challenger El Tinklenberg still were trying to round up voters, though as the day wore on it was getting harder to find people who hadn’t already voted.

“We expected a high turnout and it certainly is that,” said Michelle Marston, spokeswoman for Bachmann.

Her big hope/belief: “I think people have moved on from ‘Hardball,’ ” she said.

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Meantime, the Tinklenberg supporters were hoping to see long lines of voters at colleges in the district tonight.