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Line to vote at Cuyahoga County Board of Elections stretched all the way to I-90 on Saturday

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Posted at 9:54 AM, Oct 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-24 10:35:43-04

CLEVELAND — The line for early voting at the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections in Cleveland was so long Saturday morning that people queued up on the Interstate 90 EB exit ramp at Chester Avenue.

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Residents wait in line on the I-90 exit ramp in Cleveland to vote early at the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections.

Cleveland police responded and moved the line from going down the exit ramp back to Chester Avenue.

This election has seen a record number of people in Northeast Ohio heading out to vote early.

On the first day of early voting at the beginning of October, 1,700 people showed up at the board of elections in Cleveland.

RELATED: Early voting turnout breaks records across Northeast Ohio

In many areas, the number of people who lined up on day one of early voting was more than double the number who came out in 2016.

Saturday afternoon, Democratic vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris will be in Cleveland to talk to Ohioans about early voting.

She's expected to give remarks around 3:15 p.m.

RELATED: Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris in Cleveland Saturday

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