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  • Hey Lisa, what are we going to go do?

  • We're going to go, vote!

  • We're going to vote.

  • We marching.

  • Goes on and on and on.

  • The line stretched outside of the school.

  • Millions of people mailing in their ballots and finding hours long waits at the polls.

  • For what's to come, I can only trust god.

  • We are tracking what could be the largest election turnout in U.S. history.

  • Vote.

  • I made a plan to vote because I am not leaving anything up to chance.

  • One of the most important elections of our lifetime.

  • Love it.

  • Awesome thank you so much.

  • It is currently 5:15 a.m.

  • I am walking across campus to meet a few other students who are also going to be poll workers.

  • Morning doctor, thanks for being with us.

  • Every place in the country, people should be using masks when they vote.

  • We have to do those things ourselves to change the course.

  • It's kind of paradoxical that although the pandemic would make people more concerned

  • about coming here.

  • But at the same time the government's reaction to the pandemic, eh, all of that instigated

  • more fear that made people want to come and vote.

  • You know the difference is mostly with the masks.

  • You know and getting used to the mask and getting used to people being around you.

  • Some with mask, some without mask.

  • The main thing is to get out and vote.

  • Regardless we don't let things stop us from getting out to vote.

  • Yes, wear the mask when you go voting.

  • They made sure you had your mask on.

  • It was safe to do so.

  • Uh, what motivated you to come out and vote in this election?

  • Uh, I was just hoping to make America great again.

  • To keep it that way.

  • Early voting started this morning and it runs through the end of the month.

  • Number of voters that are deciding to vote early.

  • Record number of Americans taking advantage of early voting.

  • I just wanted to make sure I did my due diligence and actually came in.

  • So if I come here, I'll stick my ballot in the box and we're good to go.

  • The fact that people are waiting so patiently is a good thing on one hand, but it's also

  • a reminder that it shouldn't be like this.

  • I need you to not your mask and I don't need you to post it on facebook because that

  • hashtag is doing absolutely nothing.

  • We gotta vote like this.

  • History in the making ladies and gentlemen.

  • Some voters waited in line for close to three hours.

  • So after three train rides, and a car ride I was finally able to successfully cast my

  • ballot.

  • All done.

  • Not too much social distancing, but everybody had on a mask.

  • So, we're all done.

  • It's been a hell of a year for, from the pandemic, from everything we went through.

  • I'm a small business owner, so I've really seen a lot of change, but Trump will bring

  • it back.

  • I'm worried about what's going to come after the election.

  • What's going to happen throughout the day.

  • Is there going to be any kind of violence?

  • Is there going to be any sort of initiative to try to disregard the results or try to

  • put doubt in the legitimacy of our elections.

  • That's where my concern lies.

  • Are mostly focused on mail-in ballots remaining.

  • This is a tight race and there are any number of ballots that have not been counted because

  • of these delays.

  • We were getting ready for a big celebration.

  • Power can't be taken or served.

  • It flows from the people.

  • Ok so the relief of voting is that you know your votes in there, you've stood for something.

  • And that's what counts.

  • Yes.

  • That whether your party wins or loses, you're standing for what you believe in.

  • Yes, yes.

  • You are in the race.

  • Yes.

  • You're in the race, but mostly for humanity, equality and justice.

  • That's right.

  • That's right.

Hey Lisa, what are we going to go do?

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How it felt to vote in 2020

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/07
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