Inland Empire: Where minorities seem to be voting at record rates
RIVERSIDE, Calif. - The flow is steady at the San Bernardino and Riverside Registrar offices, people dropping off mail-in ballots or voting in-person.
Actually, it has been pretty much nonstop and already, more than one-third of registered voters in both counties have cast their ballots.
Voter Guide 2020: Everything you need to know about voting in Southern California
We saw a lot of first-time voters, and a lot of Latinx and African-American Voters, saying this election is “as important as any election ever has been.”
Now, don’t assume that means they are all voting one way or another, this is not a monolithic group. Still, racial disparity seems to be an issue, especially to the younger voters.
Polls are open till 6 p.m. until Tuesday's Election Day, when they will be open till 8 p.m.
“No matter who you are voting for, just vote,” is the phrase we heard, again and again. In a way, if there is anything positive that has come out of the political chaos of 2020, it’s the degree of participation that has come out of it, at least in the polls.
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