Long Lines in Manhattan as Polls Open on Election Day

Long lines were being reported by social media users as voting got underway in New York City early on November 3.

This footage, recorded by David Booth Perry, shows a line of people waiting near Park West High School in the Hell’s Kitchen area of Manhattan.

As well as casting votes in the presidential election, New Yorkers were voting to elect candidates to the US House of Representatives, the State Senate and Assembly, and other local offices. Credit: David Booth Perry via Storyful