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Photos and video: Scenes from Election Day in Pittsburgh

Long lines. Free food. And a 99-year-old woman who rode her scooter to the polls.

Brittany McLaughlin volunteered with the Election Protection Coalition in Nov. 2016.

Brittany McLaughlin volunteered with the Election Protection Coalition in Nov. 2016.

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8:16 a.m., North Oakland

Students vote in the 2016 election at the William Pitt Union at the University of Pittsburgh.

Students vote in the William Pitt Union at the University of Pittsburgh.

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9:05 a.m. Squirrel Hill

Theresa Chalich, 70, said she was No. 52 at 7:30 a.m. "We’re usually happy with 300 voters by the end of the day. We’re already over 100 at 9 a.m.”

Theresa Chalich, 70, said she was No. 52 at 7:30 a.m. "We’re usually happy with 300 voters by the end of the day. We’re already over 100 at 9 a.m.”

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A motorist displays a Trump sign through his sun roof while driving through Squirrel Hill in Pittsburgh.

A motorist displays a Trump sign through his sun roof while driving through Squirrel Hill in Pittsburgh.

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10:01 a.m. Shadyside

An Election Day line to vote at Calvary Episcopal Church in Shadyside.

This line is for the polls in Calvary Episcopal Church in Shadyside, which is for Districts 9, 11 and 12 and includes the new apartments at Bakery Square.

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At the Calvary Episcopal Church in Shadyside on Election Day. Yes, that's the line in the background.

At the Calvary Episcopal Church in Shadyside on Election Day. Yes, that's the line in the background.

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Brittany McLaughlin volunteered with the Election Protection Coalition in Nov. 2016.

Brittany McLaughlin, 31, of Friendship volunteers with the Election Protection Coalition handing out donuts, bagels and coffee to voters waiting in line at the Calvary Episcopal Church in Shadyside. “We’re here to make voting easy and smooth. Keeping the voters happy.”

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Spotted at the Calvary Episcopal Church in Shadyside on Election Day 2016.

Spotted at the Calvary Episcopal Church in Shadyside on Election Day.

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Noon, Downtown

 

A “pirate ship” is taking Point Park students to their polling place today.

Point Park University students board a pirate ship shuttle bus back to campus after casting their votes. NextGen Climate Pennsylvania is running the shuttle from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Point Park University students board a pirate ship shuttle bus back to campus after casting their votes. NextGen Climate Pennsylvania is running the shuttle from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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3 p.m., Carnegie Mellon

Pro-Clinton and pro-McGinty statements chalked on steps on Carnegie Mellon's campus

Pro-Clinton and pro-McGinty statements chalked on steps on Carnegie Mellon's campus

Students wait to vote in November 2016 at CMU.

Students wait in line to vote at Carnegie Mellon University.

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A line of students wraps around to the entrance of the CMU campus polling location.

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Democratic Party volunteers Cindy Bloch and Josh Bloch of Shadyside deliver pizzas from the CMU Students for Hillary office to volunteers working at a table set up at the corner of Forbes and Morewood Avenue. Josh Block is a CMU computer science professor and a 1990 CMU graduate. 

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Homewood Salvation Army, 5:30 p.m.

Mary Rixey, 68, of Homewood paints her nails blue to match her patriotic Election Day outfit.

Mary Rixey, 68, of Homewood paints her nails blue to match her patriotic Election Day outfit.

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