Southern Californians sure love their cars. And in Santa Ana, motorists didn't even have to get out of their vehicles to vote. On Monday, the city set up drive-through voting booths. Voters could confirm they're registered, then pull into lanes leading to electronic voting machines, roll down the window and cast their vote. The only thing missing was fries.
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne. Here in Southern California, the drive-thru is so ubiquitous it didn't seem that odd when Santa Ana offered drive-thru voting. For one day only, on Monday, voters could confirm their eligibility by driving up to a booth, after which one could drive through to a voting machine and fill in a ballot. Californians choose from a menu of candidates and issues, though, sorry, no fries offered with those drive-thru ballots. And you're listening to Morning Edition.
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