Voters lined up earlier than dawn in the present day as early voting started in Florida, together with within the crucial counties of Broward, Duval, Miami-Dade and Palm Seaside.
Greater than 27 million ballots have already been forged within the US, in response to a survey of election officers by CNN, Edison Analysis, and Catalist.
Here is what voters are telling CNN about what the scene is like on the bottom:
Pembroke Pines, Florida, resident Doris Gonzalez says Broward County voters needed to climate a rainstorm this morning whereas ready for the polls to open.
“It’s the primary day of early voting, I didn’t assume it will be so standard,” Donald Hutchins instructed CNN whereas in line on the Charlotte County Library Administration in Port Charlotte, Florida. “Thought I could possibly be out and in.”
Susan Eaton was in line to vote on the neighborhood middle gymnasium in Melbourne, Florida.
She’s voting in the present day to “guarantee [she] obtained it executed and obtained counted.”
“Plus it’s my son’s first basic election (he voted within the March and July primaries) and was excited to do it in particular person with him for the expertise,” she instructed CNN.
“I’ve been smitten by voting and ready to do it for months now, so I needed to do it the primary alternative I obtained,” Cam Koubek instructed CNN whereas in line on the Platt Library in Tampa, Florida.
The mayor of Parkland, Florida, tweeted a video this morning saying it’s “the longest line I’ve ever seen at early voting in Parkland.”
James Harcup, who’s in line to vote in the present day in Key West, Florida, the southernmost location within the continental US and the southernmost polling place within the continental US, described why he was planning on voting early.
“I used to be counting down the times until early voting began in Florida,” he instructed CNN. “I don’t belief mail-in ballots…I often at all times early vote anyway, however this was the primary time I ever dedicated to coming vivid & early on the primary day! That is simply too vital of an election.”
CNN’s Rosa Flores is on the scene in Miami talking to voters: