Voters drop off ballots in a special election for California’s 25th Congressional District during the coronavirus outbreak in Simi Valley, California [Mark J Terrill/AP Photo]

Voters in the state of Nebraska on Tuesday participated in the first in-person primary in the United States since a heavily criticised election in Wisconsin five weeks ago in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.

Polling places in the state capital of Omaha appeared largely quiet, in part because of the huge number of absentee ballots mailed into election offices. Officials had encouraged people to vote by mail, though Republican Governor Pete Ricketts and Secretary of State Bob Evnen both pledged to forge ahead with an in-person primary even though many other states have rescheduled theirs or switched

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