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First-time voters in Las Vegas share why this election is so meaningful

Posted at 1:56 PM, Nov 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-03 17:26:52-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Voters at polling locations across Las Vegas were met with long lines on Tuesday. But even before Election Day began, Clark County reports 378,684 people participated in early voting countywide.

It's no surprise, with the record-breaking turnout so far this year there were also plenty of first-time voters at the polls.

ELECTION 2020:

13 Action News reporter Alicia Pattillo caught up with some Las Vegas area residents voting for the first time in their lives on Tuesday, despite being from different generations (one is 19 years old and the other is 48). Watch in the player above.

FIND A LOCATION | 125 voting sites open across Clark County on Election Day

If you are looking to vote today there are 125 polling locations open across the valley. You must be in line by 7 p.m. to vote. Same-day registration is available. Click here for locations.