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Monday, November 05, 2012

Why The Lines Are So Long In Florida And Ohio


By Judd Legum/Think Progress
There have been massive lines this weekend in the key swing states of Florida and Ohio, with some voters waiting six hours or more to cast their ballot.
This is not an accident. In Ohio, after attempting to cancel weekend early voting all together, Secretary of State Jon Husted (R) drastically rolled back early voting hours.
In Florida, Gov. Rick Scott (R) reduced the number of early voting days from 14 to 8.
Here is the result:

Columbus, Ohio

Cleveland, Ohio

(via @ariberman)

Cincinatti, Ohio

(via @DavidPepper)

Miami, Florida

(via AP)

Aventura, Florida

(via Daily Kos)

West Palm Beach, Florida

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