Many Northeast states have already started early voting for the 2020 Presidential election. Pictures have surfaced on social media showing long lines in major cities as people wait to cast in-person ballots, while amid a pandemic. Last month, President Trump’s call for his supporters to watch the polls created new concerns about voter safety.

Ryan Walsh is the spokesperson for the Springfield Police Department, the largest police force in western Massachusetts. He joined Dara Kennedy to share more about how the city is planning to ensure a safe and secure election for all Springfield voters.