Sarah Salem, 34, swims as voters cast their ballots at Echo Deep Pool Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Potential voters wait in long lines to register and vote at the Los Angeles County Registrar’s office Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in the Los Angeles section of Los Angeles. A spokesman with the registrar’s office says the line at its headquarters in Norwalk is wrapping around the building and that wait times were at about two hours Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
SAN FRANCISCO — Steady streams of Californians crowded into polling places, vote centers and city halls in a state that has tried to make it easier for people to cast a ballot as campaigns slugged it out on Election Day to get out the vote.