Today was the opposite of mail in/in person voting. There was no need for free pizza, or listening to a podcast or your Storify on a line that would last for hours. On Election Day in Lower Manhattan, you were in and out with your“I voted” stickers as proof you voted.
Pablo Veracoechea, an East Village local, and seasoned voter, decided to head into a polling station at East 4th Street on Tuesday to cast his vote. After voting, his wife took a photo of him to document it.
After a first attempt at early voting went bad, Max Sklar said that his best option was to wait until election day and head out during the early hours of the morning to vote and went to Cardozo Law School on 5th Avenue.
For Colin Boyle, Election Day is his birthday. To celebrate the day, he voted in person in a public school in the East Village on East 4th street that was doubling as a polling site for the day.
Beth Gladstone and Julia Kimmel made it to the polls together on East 4th street. Gladstone was driven by her disapproval of President Trump’s policies and the need for reform in the country. For Julia Kimmel, it made her feel safe that she could see her vote being counted immediately, instead of waiting for a mail in ballot or early vote to be accounted for.