Here's What It Looks Like Across the U.S. to Vote During a Pandemic

How voters are staying safe — and ensuring their voices are heard — during a global pandemic that has already killed more than 230,000 Americans

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U.S. Vote Colorado
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Voters are greeted with a bright red sign that tells them to "wait here" to ensure that proper social distancing is enforced at the Granby Town Hall polling station in Granby, Colorado.

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U.S. Vote California
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An "I Voted" sticker is placed on a big jug of hand sanitizer for voters to use at the Los Angeles County Registrar in Norwalk, California.

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U.S. Vote Washington
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An aerial shot of voters filling out their ballots at the CenturyLink Field Event Center (a voting center set up for people who need to register or need general assistance) in Seattle, Washington.

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Election 2020 North Carolina Voting, Graham, United States - 03 Nov 2020
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Poll worker Dina Grinstead wears a protective gown, a mask and a face shield while assisting voters at the Graham Civic Center polling location in Graham, North Carolina.

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Pandemic voting
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Voter Tom Held, 57, gets his temperature checked by Tabatha Watley, 54, as he enters his polling place at the Diann Banks-Williamson Education Center in Detroit, Michigan.

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Across The U.S. Voters Flock To The Polls On Election Day
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Election inspector David Hopkinson surveys his polling station at the Emanuel First Lutheran School in Lansing, Michigan.

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Election 2020 Michigan Voting, Warren, United States - 03 Nov 2020
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Trump supporter Matthew Woods leads a Trump Train Rally through the parking lot of a polling precinct in Warren, Michigan, dressed as a Continental Army soldier.

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Pandemic voting
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A jogger dressed as Superman carries a "Vote!" flag as he passes a polling station in San Antonio, Texas.

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Pandemic voting
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Dyana Elam (center), with her children Jackson Love, 11, (left) and Jordan Love, 11, (right), votes at Union Station in L.A.

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Pandemic voting
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Katherine Gross wears a banana costume to try to get people to the polls near the Flawn Academy Center at the University of Texas.

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Pandemic voting
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Metropolitan Opera orchestra musicians perform for voters (through their face masks!) outside a polling site located in N.Y.C.'s Upper West Side neighborhood.

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Across The U.S. Voters Flock To The Polls On Election Day
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Auggie Mejia carries his dog Baby as he casts his ballot at the Legion Park polling place in Miami, Florida.

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