Elbow Bumps and Masks on Display as Long Lines Form for First Day of Early Voting in Virginia

Voters stood in line for several hours at polling places in Fairfax, Virginia, on September 18, the first day early voting for the November election was allowed in the state.

Early voting also opened in South Dakota, Wyoming, and Minnesota, according to reports.

Footage taken by the team of Justin Fairfax, Virginia’s Lieutenant Governor from the Fairfax County Government Center, shows hundreds of people socially distancing, as the line spanned for blocks.

According to news reports, election workers had to open an additional voting room at the government center. Several voters were prepared with lawn chairs, the report said. Credit: Justin Fairfax via Storyful