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Sat Sep 19, 2020, 07:59 PM

Trump cultists try to block entrance to early voting site in Fairfax, Virginia [View all]













Of course, they are only "protesting" However, my understanding is that partisan political activity has to be kept so many yards away from polling places. Any VA people or lawyers know the rule ?


eta: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/19/us/politics/trump-supporters-early-voting-virginia.html

A group of Trump supporters waving campaign flags disrupted the second day of early voting in Fairfax, Va., on Saturday, chanting “four more years” as voters entered a polling location and, at one point, forming a line that voters had to walk around outside the site.

County election officials eventually were forced to open up a larger portion of the Fairfax County Government Center to allow voters to wait inside away from the Trump enthusiasts.

Election officials said that the group stayed about 100 feet from the entrance to the building and, contrary to posts on social media, were not directly blocking access to the building. But they acknowledged that some voters and polling staff members felt intimidated by what some saw as protesters.

“Citizens coming into and leaving the building did have to go by them,” Gary Scott, the general registrar of Fairfax County, said in a statement. “Those voters who were in line outside of the building were moved inside and we continued operations. Some voters, and elections staff, did feel intimidated by the crowd and we did provide escorts past the group. One of the escorts was the county executive.”

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