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Bill would allow all in line to vote

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Anyone still standing in line to vote when polls close in Rhode Island will be allowed to cast a ballot under legislation endorsed by House lawmakers. The House passed the bill Tuesday night. It now goes to the state Senate. Currently in Rhode Island, any voter standing in line outside when polls close at 8 p.m. can be turned away. Last fall’s election saw long lines in certain precincts, including one in Providence where voters had to wait up to three hours to cast a ballot.

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