Videographer Sergio Ruiz captured this video of the early morning of Election Day 2020. He was able to see voters going to the polls this morning in north Santa Maria and was able to talk to a few. He also caught up with Santa Maria City Council Candidate Carlos Escobedo who was out encouraging people to vote.
There is still time to vote, polls do not close until 8 p.m.
You can see a map of polling places, and ballot drop-off boxes here - https://santamariatimes.com/news/local/election-2020-ballot-drop-boxes-in-northern-santa-barbara-county/collection_4fc70737-32a2-5bcb-9a2d-ed9c44aa547b.html
Follow election results from around Santa Barbara County - https://santamariatimes.com/html_ebb58051-7c38-5b50-a2d6-38eb1506d27a.html
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