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Midterms 2018

Midterms 2018: Voters brave long lines to cast ballots

At schools, churches and car dealerships, voters turned out in huge numbers to have their say on Election Day.


Fairfax, Virginia

People vote at the Greenspring Retirement center on Nov. 6, 2018.

Tuesday's pivotal midterm elections will determine control of Congress — and while President Donald Trump's name doesn't appear on the ballot, his presidency and his policies are on the line.


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Hollywood, Florida

Voters line up as the polls open at David Park Community Center.

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Los Angeles

Sarah Salem, 34, swims as voters cast their ballots at Echo Deep Pool.

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Brooklyn, New York

A child looks out from under a voting booth at the East Midwood Jewish Center.

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Columbus, Ohio

A stuffed tiger visits a voting booth at the Whetstone Community Center.

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Kristen Leach votes with her 6-month-old daughter, Nora.

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Brooklyn, New York

Voters stand in line to cast their ballots at P.S. 22 in Prospect Heights.

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Image: Voters cast their ballots in Dubuque, Iowa during midterm elections

Dubuque, Iowa

Lynda Klosterman casts her vote at a Theisen's Home and Auto store.

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Columbia, Missouri

Missouri Attorney General and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley poses with a voter for a selfie.

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Image: Polling place worker hands out stickers to voters after they cast their votes in U.S. midterm election in Georgia

Snelville, Georgia

A polling place worker hands out "I Voted" stickers.

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Image: Voters cast ballots in the 2018 miidterm elections

Los Angeles

Voters are serenaded by mariachis at the Lafayette Park Gymnasium.

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Voters line up outside of Fiesta Mart.

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Chesterfield, Virginia

Voters cast their ballots at Robious Elementary School.

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Image: Voters cast their ballots in the midterm election at Sunueva Laundromat in Chicago


Voter Rojeli Flores casts his ballot at Sunueva Laundromat.

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Provo, Utah

A woman walks into a polling center as the morning sun rises over the Wasatch Mountains. One of the main proposals on the ballot in Utah is to legalize medical marijuana.

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Image: Voters line up to cast their ballots at Neighborhood Congregational Church on the morning of the midterm elections, in Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach, California

Voters line up to cast their ballots at the Neighborhood Congregational Church.

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Image: California GOP Congressional Candidate Dana Rohrabacher Cast His Vote In The Midterm Elections

Costa Mesa, California

Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher wears a "Make Surfing Great Again" hat after dropping off his ballot. According to recent polling, Rohrabacher and Democratic challenger Harley Rouda are in a virtual tie to represent the 48th Congressional District.

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Los Angeles

Voters cast their ballots in the showroom of a BMW dealership.

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Image: Republican candidate for Governor Ron DeSantis, carrying his daughter Madison, and his wife Casey DeSantis with their son Mason stand in line to vote in the midterm election at a polling place in Ponte Vedra Beach

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis, carrying his daughter Madison, waits in line with his wife Casey DeSantis and their son Mason.

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Venice, California

Voters wait in line at the Venice Beach Lifeguard station.

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Image: Voters Across The Country Head To The Polls For The Midterm Elections

Los Angeles

Voters prepare their ballots at a Masonic Lodge.

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Image: FL Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew Gillum Casts His Vote In Midterm Election

Tallahassee, Florida

Tallahassee mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum casts his ballot with his 4-year-old twins Caroline, left, and Jackson.

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Image: Democratic Congressional  For Virginia Candidate Abigail Spanberger Places Her Vote In The Midterm Elections

Richmond, Virginia

Abigail Spanberger, Democratic candidate for Virginia's 7th District in the House of Representatives, kisses her daughter Catherine.

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A line forms outside a polling site.

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Columbus, Ohio

Voters arrive at the Tuttle Park Recreation Center.

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