Advance voting has begun in New York. As part of this, When the polling booths opened early voters stand long lines of voters in New York and give their votes.
The new reality of Covid-19 has brought some changes in the electoral system of various states of the United States. As part of this, early voting has been arranged in New York by post, thousands of voters give there to vote in long lines on October 24. Such a scene has never been seen in New York before.
Polling stations in New York opened on October 24. For the first time, New York voters have taken this opportunity to vote in advance in the national election.
Long lines were seen at polling stations across the state on the first day many voters came as Saturday, October 24, was a weekend in New York. People lined up outside the polling station for more than an hour at the physical distance. Voted for their favorite candidates.
New York is the main state of the Democrats. There is no doubt that Democrat candidate Joe Biden is getting more votes. 270 polling stations have been opened in New York State for early voting. 6 of them are in the city center. Such advance voting can be given until November 1.
Some who went to the polls in advance said they were trying to vote in advance without waiting until the last minute.
Note that next November 3 is the day of the national election. As the day is a working day, employees must vote before or after going to work. That is why many have become interested in early voting.
“I’ve never stopped voting in my life,” said Hanch pol age 46 from New York. For this reason, preparations had to be made in advance for the polling day. This time I have the opportunity to vote in advance, I am using it.
A woman voter who cast her ballot at a Queens polling station said she had to stand in line for about two hours. This time the vote is very important. Everyone has a duty to take part in this vote for the future of the United States.
Precautions are being taken to prevent Covid-19 infection in polling stations. The temperature of the voters is being checked before entering the polling station. The sanitizer has been kept. Election workers are helping everyone stand in line at a distance of 6 feet.
Romena Lace, who lives in Brooklyn said she would vote in advance for the postal ballot. He has fulfilled his civic duty by submitting his vote on October 24. Besides, the author urged everyone to vote in this election.
New York Attorney General Laticia James said she also voted in advance this time. In New York, maximum measures have been taken to prevent any kind of vote fraud or fraud.
Law enforcement and lawyers have been kept ready for this. Allegations of vote-rigging will be dealt with severely.
Advance voting will be held in New York until November 1. After that one daybreak. Voting will resume on November 3, according to the pre-determined date for the national election.
Due to the Coronavirus epidemic, more votes are being cast by post and in advance. Five crore votes have been cast till October 23.
Ballot boxes have been set up in different areas of the city center for postal voting. It is going to be returned by post after signing the ballot by post. There is also an opportunity to go and cast it in the ballot box.
New York has nine days of early voting, but in some states, it has already begun. 29 days in California and 45 days in advance in Virginia.
Early voting was tested in New York for the first time during last year’s preliminary election. In June, the Democratic Party’s primary in New York received 118,000 early votes or 6.8 percent of the total vote.
Advance voting, absentee voting and postal voting are being done more this time. Preliminary measures have been taken to avoid extra crowds on the day of the election on November 3.
The Coronavirus epidemic has died more than 224,000 people in the United States alone. More than 30,000 people have died in New York alone.
On average, more than a thousand people are still dying every day. More than 8 million people have contracted coronavirus. In this situation, this measure has been taken as a precaution so that the infection does not increase due to the election.