US Election: Voters face hours-long wait at polling stations

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Published on November 8, 2016 by pmnews   ·   No Comments

Voters in a long queue waiting to vote in US

Voters in a long queue waiting to vote in US

Americans going out to polling sites Tuesday were reporting lengthy lines and hours-long wait times, especially in the toss-up states that will determine who becomes president.

Some polling sites in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania described turnout as “unprecedented,” with voters waiting several hours to even enter the buildings, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported.

Questlove, best known for being the drummer and frontman of the band The Roots, said on Instagram he was expecting a two-hour wait in Philadelphia.

He posted an image of Netflix television titles and wrote underneath: “Welp, Netflix about to be my friend in this two hour wait of a line … Happy to see this positive turnout.”

However, voters at other places in Philadelphia reported breezing through the poll…

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