Early voting starts in Virginia
By Associated Press/Published Sept. 19,2020 9:20 a.m.
Election officials in Shenandoah, Warren and Clarke Counties report a smooth and successful early voting Friday.
The lines moved quickly mask were worn and clean up occurred after each voter due to COVID-19.
The longest wait was 30 minutes with most polling places reporting a quick and easy process in the region.
However the Virginia Associated Press reports lines of hundreds deep in Fairfax County as well as Virginia Beach along with a wait of as long as four hours.
State election officials said they don’t expect to have detailed figures on Friday’s turnout until early next week.
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Early in-person voting will continue until October 31.
Mail in ballots must be postmarked by November 3 with more information available at elections.virginia.gov/voterinformation.
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