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Early voting rolls out for the first time in New York State

It’s history in the making! For the first time, New Yorkers are able to cast their votes in person starting Saturday, Oct. 26th, ahead of Election Day.

“I’ve been waiting for years. My sister lives in a different state and she’s been voting early for a long time,” said Hope Kuniholm, who put her vote in early.

New York voters have nine days to cast their ballots early and while absentee ballots are still accepted, for many, getting there in person is more convenient.

“Every day my work schedule is different. It’s really a lot easier to come in on a weekend,” Kuniholm said.

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