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Thousands turn out to vote


Last updated 6/4/2020 at 1:59pm

Kevin Wilson

Rachel Phipps hands a voter her ballot Tuesday afternoon at the Youth Recreation Building in Clovis. Phipps, 16, was one of two Curry County youth working the polls Tuesday.

Even a deadly virus couldn't stop democracy on Tuesday.

Despite COVID-19 fears and restrictions, Tuesday was primary day in New Mexico and thousands of local voters turned out to exercise one of their intrinsic rights as citizens.

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