AOC waits on early voting line in the Bronx for over an hour to cast ballot

AOC votes in the bronx
Posted at 1:15 PM, Oct 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-25 13:23:11-04

PARKCHESTER, the Bronx — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez cast her ballot in the Bronx Sunday during New York City’s early voting period.

The congresswoman, who represents neighborhoods in Queens and the Bronx, waited on line for about 90 minutes before it was her turn to vote at the Parkchester polling site.

"It felt cathartic … It just felt really good to make a tangible step to move forward, to change our leadership where it needs to be changed," Ocasio-Cortez said.

Early voting in New York kicked off on Saturday and runs through Nov. 1.

Nearly 94,000 people voted in New York City on Saturday alone, according to the Board of Elections.

Many voters stood in long lines for several hours to cast their ballot. More long wait times were reported across the city on Sunday.

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