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Long lines reported as polls open in Alabama

Lines with voters in Opelika.
Lines with voters in Opelika.(Source: WSFA)
Published: Nov. 3, 2020 at 10:56 AM CST
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Voting is underway across the country. Here in Alabama, the polls opened at 7 a.m. with voters already in line.

Pictures and videos from some polling places across the WSFA 12 News viewing area show residents in long lines. Some areas have even reported traffic congestion as people make their way in and out of polling locations.

Here’s what the scene looked like in Prattville just before polls opened:

Long lines in Prattville.
Long lines in Prattville.(Source: WSFA)

In Pike Road, residents can also be seen waiting in long lines:

Long lines in Pike Road.
Long lines in Pike Road.(Source: WSFA)

Montgomery is also no stranger to the waiting game:

Long lines at First Christian Church in Montgomery.
Long lines at First Christian Church in Montgomery.(Source: WSFA)

To check the status of lines at polling locations in Montgomery, click this link.

Are you waiting in a line to vote? Send us your pictures, and you could see them online or on-air.

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Original Story: https://www.wsfa.com/2020/11/03/long-lines-reported-polls-open-alabama/