"I'll take a walk over," he said, "have lunch, see all my senior friends: 'Haven't seen you in a while. What have you been up to?'"
It feels good to vote, Brandstetter said, and to make time to appreciate that "we're in America. We have the freedom to express our views."
Associated Press writers Melissa Nelson-Gabriel in Pensacola, Fla., Philip Elliott in Denver and Ken Ritter in Las Vegas contributed to this report.
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