New Yorkers Line Up to Cast Votes on Election Day

Voters across the US flocked to polling places on Tuesday, November 8, to cast their votes in a number of midterm election races.

Ben Von Klemperer took this footage of the line of voters at PS 234 on Greenwich Street in Manhattan Tuesday morning.

New Yorkers were casting votes for governor, deciding between incumbent Democrat Gov Kathy Hochul and Republican Lee Zeldin, as well as a number of other races including for attorney general and state representatives. Credit: Ben Von Klemperer via Storyful

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- I don't know. But I think you have a very optimistic view. It looks long, to me.

- Well, I guess comparatively. I've waited on some very long lines.