California Endures Major Election Day Winter Storm

Voters urged to vote early in the day to avoid bad weather
Tropical storm Kay brought rain to Southern California after a week of excessive heat with triple-digit temperatures as a vehicle is seen driving along wet streets in Hollywood, California on September 9, 2022. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP) (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • A major winter storm poured into California on Election Day, bringing with it rain, snow, and flash flood warnings.
  • Voters were urged by the Republican Party of Orange County to vote early in the day to avoid getting stuck in bad weather.
  • “Election day lines are long and typically one to two hours long. Don’t risk getting caught waiting in the rain to cast your ballot,” the party wrote in an email on Monday.

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