Updated Jun 3, 2020 - Politics & Policy

In photos: Voters cast primary ballots under curfew

A woman stands in line outside while wearing a face mask, with several people lined up behind her
Carol Elliott waits in line to vote on June 2 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images

Voters lined up for hours to cast ballots in presidential primaries across the U.S. on Tuesday, even amid curfews imposed for protests over George Floyd's killing.

Zoom in: D.C. and Philadelphia's mayors exempted voters from curfews as long as they got into line to vote by 8 p.m. In D.C., some waited in line for four hours near McKinley Technology High School and were still out well past the city's 7 p.m. curfew. Others outside Washington's Hardy Middle School were still in line after 9 p.m.

  • Voters were lined up outside the Ida B. Wells Middle School in D.C. near midnight.
A line of people kneel on the sidewalk on a sunny day
Voters take a knee at 7 p.m. to honor black lives near the Murch Elementary School in NW Washington, D.C. on June 2. Photo: Sara Goo/Axios
Two women stand at the front of a line ofpeople wearing face masks and standing outside
Voters wait in a line during early voting in Monroe County, Bloomington, Indiana on June 1. Photo: Jeremy Hogan/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
A woman offers hand sanitizer to a man wearing a face mask outside of an open doorway
A voter receives hand sanitizer from a poll worker in Northwest Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 2. Photo: Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images
A woman sits at a table with a banquet sheet over it while wearing a face mask. A sign on the table reads "check in here"
An election official waits to check in voters at McKinley Technology High School on June 2 in Washington, D.C. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images
People line up while socially distancing near rows of empty seating in an auditorium
Voters stand in line on June 2 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images
A woman stands at the front of a line of voters in a parking lot. All are wearing face masks
Voters wait in a line during early voting in Monroe County, Bloomington, Indiana on June 2. Photo: Jeremy Hogan/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
Voters line up inside voting booths
Voters cast ballots on June 2 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images
A sign that reads: If you are able... will you kneel 4 black lives at 7 pm
A sign outside the Murch Elementary School in NW Washington, D.C. on June 2. Photo: Sara Goo/Axios
A woman votes in a gym while wearing a face mask
A woman votes at McKinley Technology High School on June 2 in Washington, D.C. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

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