What Was Behind The Long Lines At Arizona Polls?04:44
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Voters wait in line at dawn to cast their ballot in Arizona's presidential primary on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, in Phoenix. (Matt York/AP)
Voters wait in line at dawn to cast their ballot in Arizona's presidential primary on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, in Phoenix. (Matt York/AP)
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This week, in Maricopa County — where Phoenix is located — voters waited in long lines to vote in Arizona’s primary. That’s because officials there cut the number of polling places from 200 to 60 in order to save money.

Here & Now's Peter O’Dowd speaks to Fernanda Santos of The New York Times about how Arizona voters coped, and what caused the major delays.

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This segment aired on March 25, 2016.

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