With an urgency and enthusiasm not often seen in New York, tens of thousands of voters showed up to cast their ballots in the presidential election over the weekend, waiting up to three or four hours at some polling places.
Across the five boroughs, 193,915 people voted early on Saturday and Sunday, according to preliminary results from the NYC Board of Elections. It marked the first time that New Yorkers had the opportunity to vote early in a presidential election.
The wait was long on Saturday at the Jackie Robinson Educational Complex in East Harlem. Photo: Emily Higginbotham Saturday in East Harlem. Photo: Emily Higginbotham The wait was long on Saturday in East Harlem. Photo: Emily Higginbotham Sunday turnout in Soho at the Shrine Church of St. Anthony of […]
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