MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Wed, 25 Nov 2020 16:07:06 +0000 Long lines as early voting begins in Chicago http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/f8ca420457084798a5dcc7da8a3d6451 A line snaked around the block in downtown Chicago as residents who wanted to make sure their votes were counted braved a chilly, rainy day. They turned out Thursday to cast their ballots early, weeks ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential election. (Oct. 1) f8ca420457084798a5dcc7da8a3d6451 Thu, 01 Oct 2020 21:49:08 +0000 SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY:ASSOCIATED PRESSChicago - 1 October 20201. Wide of line of voters wrapping around a corner2. Mid high angle of voters waiting in line++PARTIALLY COVERED++3. SOUNDBITE (English) Morgan Dacosta, Chicago voter:"So there's a lot of people out here, I think, that are just really trying to make sure their voices are heard before Election Day."4. Close of man wearing mask standing near site sign++PARTIALLY COVERED++5. SOUNDBITE (English) Morgan Dacosta, Chicago voter:"Ready and willing to stand out here and brave the cold and the COVID and to make sure that my vote is counted."6. Close of "I voted" sticker worn by Julie Jacobson++PARTIALLY COVERED++7. SOUNDBITE (English) Julie Jacobson, Chicago voter:"The last week or two has gotten me terrified about what's going to happen to mail-in ballots. So, no monkey business, I wanted to make sure my ballot was counted."8. Close of early voting sign++PARTIALLY COVERED++9. SOUNDBITE (English) David Jacobson, Chicago voter: "I wanted to make sure that my vote was not just counted, but counted fast."10. Wide of lineSTORYLINE:A line snaked down the street and around the block in downtown Chicago as residents who wanted to make sure their votes were counted braved a chilly and rainy day.They turned out on Thursday to cast their ballots early, weeks ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential election. Voters say they think the fears of contracting the coronavirus has prompted millions of Americans to vote by mail. But they are worried about the "chaos and confusion" that President Donald Trump has created about mail-in voting.Retired Chicago couple David and Julie Jacobson requested mail-in ballots, but decided to vote in person instead."I wanted to make sure that my vote was not just counted, but counted fast," said David Jacobson, 68.Julie Jacobson, 59, said she'd become "terrified about what's going to happen to mail-in ballots. So, no monkey business, I wanted to make sure my ballot was counted."===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. A line snaked around the block in downtown Chicago as residents who wanted to make sure their votes were counted braved a chilly, rainy day. They turned out Thursday to cast their ballots early, weeks ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential election. (Oct. 1) Long lines as early voting begins in Chicago