Houston Man Waited in Line for 6 Hours to Vote at 1:30 A.M., Then Went to Work

March 4, 2020

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Voter turnout for the Texas Democratic presidential primary was so robust at Texas Southern University in Houston on Tuesday that some people had to wait six hours to cast their votes. The very last person to do so was Hervis Rogers, who finally voted at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday--well after former Vice President Joe Biden was declared the state's winner. "I wanted to get my vote in, voice my opinion," said Rogers, who declined to say who he voted for. "I wasn't going to let anything stop me, so I waited it out." When asked what he planned to do after voting, Rogers informed a reporter that he needed to go get ready for work.