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Heading to the polls? Be prepared for disruptions, long lines, experts say

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CAMBRIDGE, MA - NOVEMBER 6: Elizabeth Warren votes and greets supporters at the Graham and Parks School. Long lines at 7:00am.

With less than a week left until the 2022 midterms, early voting in many states across the U.S. is in full swing. That means select polling locations are open to citizens who want to cast their ballot ahead of the hoards of other voters planning to do so on Election Day, Nov. 8. 

It also means that poll watching, as usual, will be in effect. The otherwise routine practice in which individuals appointed by political parties or campaigns simply observe the election process, is receiving more attention this cycle amid concerns that election deniers, recruited by Republicans to watch polls, could cause mischief at polling locations. 

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