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EDMOND, Okla. - Lines of people wrapped around the building at Life Church in Edmond, folks dealing with the wait for a specific purpose - to vote.

Hundreds of people waited patiently in line to vote Tuesday morning.

"It's way back there," said Jim Peavler.

Couples like Jim and Joy Peavler.

"My husband’s been pushing me," Joy said.

Staff at Life Church in Edmond near 2nd and I-35 even passed out nearly 2,500 cookies along with other refreshments.

"They enjoyed the cookies. I resisted the temptation," said Linda Rogers.

Voters like Rogers were late heading into work to vote - thankfully her boss didn't mind.

"They sent out an email telling everyone to take their time. They said take your time, vote," Rogers said.

Taking the time to make her voice count.

"We have such a wonderful and great country. That's what we're all about: peoples choice and peoples government," Rogers said.

"We live here. We have to be part of the citizens of the U.S., and it's important to remember how we got here," said Charles Riney, Oklahoma voter.

No matter which candidate wins, Riney said life will go on.

"The country will prevail. The sun will come up tomorrow, regardless" Riney said.

"I can't fathom not doing this. It's a right that we should do," Jim said.

"I probably wouldn't have gotten up today had it not been for the election," Joy said.