PHOTOS: Primary Day in Virginia

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The Virginia primary is underway! Many people have already cast their ballots at the Richmond Main Street Library. (Photo: 8News Delaney Hall)
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Masks or face coverings are required in Virginia’s polling locations. (Photo: 8News Delaney Hall)
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Masks or facial coverings are required at Virginia polls. (Photo: 8News Reporter Delaney Hall)
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People cast their ballot for the 2021 Virginia primary at the Richmond Main Street Public Library. (Photo: 8News Reporter Delaney Hall)
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People cast their ballot for the 2021 Virginia primary at the Richmond Main Street Public Library. (Photo: 8News Reporter Delaney Hall)
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There are 4,722 people registered to vote at the North Courthouse Road Library in Chesterfield County. As of about 10:30 this morning, only 86 had shown up. Poll workers who have been at this location in the past tell me that it’s much slower than pre-pandemic.
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Midlothian High School had about 3,500 registered to vote. So far, as of 11 a.m., only 60 voters showed up. (Photo: 8News Reporter Olivia Jaquith)
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As of 12:30 p.m., only about 100 of the 1,596 registered voters for the Maple Ave Fire Station in Richmond have cast their ballots today. (Photo: 8News Reporter Olivia Jaquith)
As of 2:30 p.m., 232 people had cast ballots at the Arthur Ashe Center, which is the location for two voting precincts. (Photo by 8News Reporter Olivia Jaquith)
Nuckols Farm Elementary school students are learning virtually while Henrico County head there to cast their ballots. (Photo by 8News Reporter Olivia Jaquith)
Primary Day is underway at Nuckols Farm Elementary School in Henrico County. (Photo by 8News Reporter Olivia Jaquith)
As of 5 p.m., there have been 165 ballots cast today at the J.R. Tucker precinct. Poll workers say there hasn’t been a single absentee ballot dropped off there today. (Photo by 8News Reporter Olivia Jaquith)

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