(Annabelle Sharenow/B&W Staff)

Live Updates: Wait times at polls are waning off after morning rush on Election Day 2020


8 p.m.: Polls have closed in Pennsylvania.

4:30 p.m.: There are currently lines of 18 minutes at Banana Factory and a minimal wait time at Broughal Middle School.

2:45 p.m.: Wait times at Broughal Middle School are now at five minutes. Both of the other two South Side locations are experiencing minimal wait times as well.

1:00 p.m.: There are no lines at Banana Factory or Broughal Middle School.

11:30 a.m.: Estimated wait times at Banana Factory and Broughal Middle School are 15 minutes and 30 minutes respectively. According to poll workers, the wait time at Broughal this morning was over two hours, and is expected to increase again once the workday ends.

10 a.m.: After an early morning rush, wait times at poll locations across South Bethlehem appear to be declining.

A total wait time of 30 minutes is being reported out of the St. John’s Church on 4th Street. Banana Factory voters are reporting wait times of about 60 minutes.

The line at Broughal Middle School to vote on Nov. 3, 2020, around 10 a.m. (Miguel Cole/B&W Staff)

9:20 a.m.: Lines at Banana Factory are still long and the estimated wait time is 90 minutes to two hours. At the St. John’s Church at 617 E. 4th St., wait times are estimated at 60 minutes. The line at Broughal Middle School has shortened and wait times are declining at that location.

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8:20 a.m.: Long lines have formed at both Broughal Middle School and Banana Factory, two polling locations in South Bethlehem.

Our latest wait times indicate voters will be waiting about two hours at Banana Factory and one hour and 11 minutes at Broughal. Temperatures are hovering around 45 degrees.

7 a.m.: Polls have opened in Pennsylvania. Here’s everything you need to know.

This post will be updated frequently throughout the day. Keep checking back for the latest developments or follow our live coverage on Twitter @LUBrownWhite and the hashtag #LVVOTES2020.

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