Newsy 15 Oct 2020

Long Lines On Day 1 Of Early Voting In Rhode Island, Kansas, Tennessee


Early in-person voting kicked off in Kansas, Rhode Island and Tennessee, with some voters enduring hours-long waits to cast early ballots.

On the first day of early voting in Texas, hundreds of Houstonians came out to cast their ballots. For several voters who had joined the growing line, a wait didn't at all dampen their enthusiasm for participating in this election. (Oct. 13)
Voters lined up early at the Fairfax County Government Center and some waited for hours to cast their ballot as early voting began in Virginia on Sep. 18. The line snaked out the building and across lawns. To pass the time, voters brought books and folding chairs. Someone went to buy pizza and then fed people around him. This begins 45 days of in-person early voting in Virginia leading up to the Nov. 3 general election.
Lines of voters stretched hundreds deep in northern Virginia and other parts of the state on the first day of early voting in the 2020 presidential election. (Sept. 18)
Florida voters lined up outside polling places on Monday on the first day of early voting in the battleground state, as 30 million Americans have already cast their ballots in November's presidential election.

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