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Long Lines At US Polls Around The Country

An unusually busy early voting period kicked things off as Americans cast their ballots to elect the next president.

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Voters line up to cast their ballots on Nov. 8 in New York City.

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People wait in line to vote in Ridgeland, Mississippi, on Nov. 8.

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Voters wait in a line that wraps around the polling place in Washington, DC, on Nov. 8.

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Voters look at sample ballots as they wait in line at a polling location on Nov. 8 in Independence, Missouri.

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People stand in line to cast their vote at a polling station located at Trump Place, Nov. 8, in New York.

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People line up to vote in Boston on Nov. 8.

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Voters wait to cast their ballots on Nov. 8, in Alexandria, Virginia.

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Voters wait to cast their ballots at a polling station in Christmas, Florida, on Nov. 8.

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People wait in line as polls open on Nov. 8 in Salt Lake City.

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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.

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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.

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Voters wait to take part in early voting on Nov. 6 in Akron, Ohio.

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Voters line up during early voting in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Oct. 20.

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People wait in line to participate in early voting on Oct. 28 in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

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North Carolina residents wait in a line to vote at the Charlotte Mecklenburg University City Library on Oct. 24.

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People line up to vote early outside the San Diego County Elections Office on Nov. 7.

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Voters line up to vote early on Oct. 24 in Bradenton, Florida.

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Turnout was strong for the final day of absentee voting at City Hall on Nov. 3 in Portland, Maine.

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Early voters line up at the James F. Condon Elementary School Boston on Oct. 29.

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Early voters wait in line at a voting location in Dallas on Oct. 27.

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Voters wait in line to cast their ballots during early voting on Oct. 28 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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A group of early voters queue up outside the North Miami Public Library on Nov. 4.

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Voters wait in line to cast ballots at an early polling site on Nov. 4 in San Antonio.

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Early voters wait in traffic in San Diego on Nov. 7.

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People line up in Boston City Hall for early voting on Oct. 24.

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Voters line up on the first day of early voting on Oct. 25 in Provo, Utah.

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Early voters line up outside the Franklin County Board of Elections on Nov. 7 in Columbus, Ohio.