THE symptoms were all there: dragging feet, wary glances, a sudden allergy to pamphlets.
Yep, by this afternoon Wodonga voters were suffering a severe case of election fatigue.
Early in the day, the queues were spilling out the door of Wodonga Secondary College's Galvin Hall and onto the footpath, as volunteers and voters alike exercised their democratic right.
But by 4pm, things were quiet, save for the stragglers rushing in to vote before polls closed.
"I think most people are pretty tired of the campaign now to be honest," quipped Phoebe McGuffin, handing out how-to-vote cards for Palmer United Party's Bob Murphy.
And hey, who could blame them? It's been a long and hard campaign, both locally and nationally.
But many, added Cathy Schubert - handing out cards for Jennifer Podesta - were still keen to make sure their vote counted, and seemed more engaged than ever before.
It's not entirely surprising - the battle for Indi has been intense, with voters subject to some of the most rigorous campaigning the electorate has seen in years, largely thanks to Liberal incumbent Sophie Mirabella's contest with independent Cathy McGowan.
Voters the Border Mail spoke with expressed a range of factors in their decision-making - do you go for the personality or the political? Two-party preferred? A local representative or a national player?
Jane Scott said she had been much more aware of the local candidates this year than in previous elections.
While she was more engaged in the process, she felt the campaigning went too far in some aspects, particularly the letters and robo calls.
"I was sent about half a dozen letters, from a mix of candidates - it was a bit ridiculous by the end," she said.
"And the automated calls, they seemed like a bit of an invasion of privacy."
For Mrs Scott, there was a focus on who was the best local candidate, but others were more concerned on a national level.
Sharon and Darren Howard said there choice depended more on which major party they wanted in government.
"I had to think about it a bit more this time, though they're both much of the same," said Mrs Howard.
"One minute you like one, the next it's the other," said Mr Howard.
Rachel Franklin agreed - she was disappointed by both major parties in terms of their treatment of asylum seekers and policies on climate change.
But, as a first time Indi voter, she was impressed with the standard of the local campaign and candidates.
"I attended a forum, it was really good to see them speak and meet them in person," she said.
"I thought Sophie and Cathy and Jenny O'Connor and Jennifer Podesta were very impressive and informative."
One Greens volunteer with 15 years of election volunteering behind her, who asked not to be named, perhaps said it best.
"We get the government we deserve, and if people aren't engaged, they're not making informed decisions," she said.
"People are generally more engaged this year than they have been in the past."