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Pelosi urges California voters 'to stay in line' amid reports of long wait times

Pelosi urges California voters 'to stay in line' amid reports of long wait times
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House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiDefense lawyers for alleged Capitol rioters to get tours of U.S. Capitol Gaetz, Greene tout push to oust Cheney: 'Maybe we're the leaders' Free Speech Inc.: The Democratic Party finds a new but shaky faith in corporate free speech MORE (D-Calif.) urged California voters to remain in line amid reports of long lines at the polls for the Golden State’s Super Tuesday primary.

“Stay in line, friends. Your vote is imperative,” Pelosi tweeted Tuesday evening ahead of the polls closing in California.

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Pelosi sent the tweet amid reports of hours-long wait times at UCLA’s single campus voting center, with Sophia Armen, a campus organizer for Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersGOP is consumed by Trump conspiracy theories Manchin on collision course with Warren, Sanders Sanders on Cheney drama: GOP is an 'anti-democratic cult' MORE’s (I-Vt.) campaign, saying she had seen students walk away from the line.

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Rafael Návar, Sanders's state director in California, said earlier in the afternoon that only nine of the voting center's 39 machines were functioning.

The Hill has reached out to the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk's office for comment.