9 photos that prove Election Day 2020 was different than any other in recent years

Election inspector David Hopkinson wears a full-face ventilator as a protection against Covid-19 while working at the Emanuel First Lutheran School polling center on Nov. 03 in Lansing, Michigan.
Election inspector David Hopkinson wears a full-face ventilator as a protection against Covid-19 while working at the Emanuel First Lutheran School polling center on Nov. 03 in Lansing, Michigan. (2020 Getty Images)

There’s no doubt that Election Day this year was one for the books. And now, all we can do anxiously await an answer as to who will serve as our president for the next four years.

After record-setting early voting, people still showed up in droves on Election Day to cast their ballot.

Amid tensions and the ongoing pandemic, things this year looked a bit different than in recent election years.

Below are 10 photos -- all from Getty Images -- that give an indication of how different this Election Day looked.

Jordan Fletcher watches a crowd of Black Lives Matter protesters while carrying a firearm on Nov. 3 in Portland, Oregon. (2020 Getty Images)
Residents of Baltimore City line up to cast their votes in the U.S. Presidential and local congressional elections at Carver Vocational Technical School on Nov. 3 in Baltimore, Maryland. (2020 J. Countess)
Offices and shops around the Black Lives Matter Plaza are boarded up in anticipation of protests on election night on Nov. 3 in Washington, DC. (2020 Getty Images)
Protesters march through the streets around Black Lives Matter Plaza on Nov. 3 in Washington DC. (2020 Getty Images)

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