By Fernanda Santos | The New York Times
Cynthia Perez, a lawyer, stopped by a polling site on her way to work here on Tuesday, thinking she could vote early and get on with her day. She changed her mind when she found a line so long she could not see the end of it.
The line was just as big when she came back midafternoon — and bigger three hours later, after she had finally cast her ballot.
“To me,” said Ms. Perez, 31, “this is not what democracy is about.”