As Randy Cortez put it, “Democracy is at stake”.
The 36-year-old voted at Los Angeles’ famous Dodger stadium on Tuesday – just one voter in what will probably be a record turnout in America’s nervy, extraordinary, election.
An incredible 100m votes had already been cast early in a contest that has been upended by the coronavirus pandemic and a divisiveness the like of which nobody can remember.
It was clear that Cortez was among those hoping that Joe Biden would end the Trump presidency. “We have a man in the office that creates more division than anyone else and allows bigotry and racism to continue in this country. I have hope that things will change.”
Earlier in the day, as Monday turned into Tuesday at midnight in Grand Rapids,
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