Photos of unusual US polling places: beauty salons, laundromats, and some guy’s garage
Voting at a 24-hour laundromat in Chicago
Image: AP Photo / Charles Rex Arbogast
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Americans typically vote in schools and government buildings, but not everyone. The US Election Assistance Commission suggests that a polling place “should be located close to major traffic arteries for easy access.” There’s nothing in the guidelines to stop election officials from picking restaurants, garages, or laundromats, and sometimes that’s exactly where voting takes place. Here are some photos of the most unusual polling places in the United States today:
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