Photos: NE Ohio voters make their voices heard on Election Day

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Posted at 12:04 PM, Nov 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-03 12:04:15-05

CLEVELAND — Voters across Northeast Ohio were out before the sun was up to wait in line so they could cast their ballots at their neighborhood polling locations on Election Day. In Cuyahoga County, board of election officials received over 90,000 ballots from in-person voters in the first three hours.

Cuyahoga County
At Fairview Park City Hall, lines formed before polls opened at 6:30 a.m. Lines stretched out way into the parking lot as voters stood in the 36-degree weather to cast their ballot.

Voters line up at Fairview Park City Hall.

In Shaker Heights, about 25 people were in line at around 8:30 a.m. Shaker voted 59.5% absentee, making some of the lines more manageable.

Lines form at Shaker Heights School.

In Cleveland, long lines formed outside the Gunning Recreation Center on Puritas Avenue.

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Lines form outside the Gunning Recreation Center.

In downtown Cleveland at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, voters stood outside as early at 5 a.m. waiting to cast their ballots.

Voters stand outside Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.

In Westlake, lines wrapped around the Parkside Administration Building/Board of Education Offices on Hilliard Boulevard.

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Parkside Administration Building/Board of Education Offices.

Long lines formed outside of the Brook Park Recreation Center as voters waited to cast their ballots.

Brook Park Rec Center voting
Lines to vote form outside Brook Park Recreation Center.
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Lines to vote form outside Brook Park Recreation Center.

Lorain County
Lines were few and far between in Avon and Lorain. Viewers reported waiting in line for about 10 minutes to cast their ballot.

Voting line in Avon.

In Lorain, there were no lines outside the Southview Middle School where 3,617 residents from three precincts vote.