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Pinkie Powell shows off her "I Voted" sticker after casting her ballot at the Bayland Community Center during the first day of early voting in Houston on Oct. 13, 2020. Powell says she didnít mind the hour way in line because "it's time for my voice to be heard."
Texas 2020 Elections

Here's what early voting in Texas looks like during an election unlike any other

Extended by a week because of the pandemic, early voting has been marked by extraordinary turnout, long, socially distanced lines and masked voters. Our photographers have fanned out across the state to capture Texans as they cast their ballots.

Voters wrap around the front of the Bayland Community Center before entering to cast their ballots during the first day of early voting in Houston on Oct. 13, 2020.
Voters wait in line to cast their ballots on day one of early voting in at the Sunland Park Mall indoor voting site in El Paso on Oct. 13, 2020.
Cars line up on the first day of early voting in El Paso at the Sunland Park Mall drive-thru voting site on Oct. 13, 2020.
Voters wait in line to cast their ballot at the Dripping Springs Ranch Park polling site in Dripping Springs.
Voters wait in line at a polling site at Austin Oaks Church on Oct. 14, 2020.
A voter casts their ballot at a polling site at the Austin Oaks Church on Oct. 14, 2020.
Bexar County residents stand in the early morning rain outside the Julia Yates Semmes Library on Oct. 20, 2020. The library was one of 48 polling locations within the county, however, compared to other major cities, there was no indication of the wait times given to voters to plan for the shortest line.
Wonderland Mall is one of several polling locations in Bexar County. Oct. 20, 2020.
A polling location in the Performing Arts Center at Texas State University in San Marcos.
Curbside early voting at Brownsville's Main Branch Library.
Manor resident Debra Bowser casted her ballot early at the Manor ISD Administration building on Oct 14, 2020.
Voters lined up for hours to cast their ballots early at the Manor ISD Administration building on Oct 14, 2020.
A woman shows her "I Voted" sticker at Audelia Road Branch Library on the first day of early voting in Dallas on Oct. 13, 2020.
Voters wait in line in an empty field to cast their ballot at the South Austin Recreation Center on the first day of early voting in Texas on Oct. 13, 2020.

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