Buzz·Updated on Nov 8, 2016Long Lines At US Polls Around The CountryAn unusually busy early voting period kicked things off as Americans cast their ballots to elect the next president.by Laura GeiserBuzzFeed News Photo EditorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Michael Reaves / Getty Images Voters line up to cast their ballots on Nov. 8 in New York City. Rogelio V. Solis / AP People wait in line to vote in Ridgeland, Mississippi, on Nov. 8. Anadolu Agency / Getty Images Voters wait in a line that wraps around the polling place in Washington, DC, on Nov. 8. Whitney Curtis / Getty Images Voters look at sample ballots as they wait in line at a polling location on Nov. 8 in Independence, Missouri. Bryan R. Smith / AFP / Getty Images People stand in line to cast their vote at a polling station located at Trump Place, Nov. 8, in New York. Michael Dwyer / AP People line up to vote in Boston on Nov. 8. Alex Wong / Getty Images Voters wait to cast their ballots on Nov. 8, in Alexandria, Virginia. Gregg Newton / AFP / Getty Images Voters wait to cast their ballots at a polling station in Christmas, Florida, on Nov. 8. Rick Bowmer / AP People wait in line as polls open on Nov. 8 in Salt Lake City. Jonathan Drake / Reuters Louisa Weinard, 9, works on her homework while her mother waits in line at a polling station for early voting in the 2016 general elections in Durham, North Carolina, on Oct. 20. Reed Saxon / AP Diane Sternbach kneels to take a "back break" while waiting in line at a weekend early voting polling place at the North Hollywood branch library in Los Angeles on Oct. 30. Akron Beacon Journal / Getty Images Voters wait to take part in early voting on Nov. 6 in Akron, Ohio. Gerry Broome / AP Voters line up during early voting in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Oct. 20. Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty Images People wait in line to participate in early voting on Oct. 28 in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Brian Blanco / Getty Images North Carolina residents wait in a line to vote at the Charlotte Mecklenburg University City Library on Oct. 24. Mike Blake / Reuters People line up to vote early outside the San Diego County Elections Office on Nov. 7. Joe Raedle / Getty Images Voters line up to vote early on Oct. 24 in Bradenton, Florida. Portland Press Herald / Getty Images Turnout was strong for the final day of absentee voting at City Hall on Nov. 3 in Portland, Maine. Boston Globe / Getty Images Early voters line up at the James F. Condon Elementary School Boston on Oct. 29. Tony Gutierrez / AP Early voters wait in line at a voting location in Dallas on Oct. 27. Alex Wong / Getty Images Voters wait in line to cast their ballots during early voting on Oct. 28 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Miami Herald / Getty Images A group of early voters queue up outside the North Miami Public Library on Nov. 4. Eric Gay / AP Voters wait in line to cast ballots at an early polling site on Nov. 4 in San Antonio. Mike Blake / Reuters Early voters wait in traffic in San Diego on Nov. 7. Boston Globe / Getty Images People line up in Boston City Hall for early voting on Oct. 24. George Frey / Getty Images Voters line up on the first day of early voting on Oct. 25 in Provo, Utah. John Minchillo / AP Early voters line up outside the Franklin County Board of Elections on Nov. 7 in Columbus, Ohio.