A woman in Central Florida wouldn’t let anything stop her from casting a ballot in the 2020 election – even going into labor.
NBC affiliate WFLA-TV reports the woman made her husband stop at an early voting location near Orlando while they were on the way to the hospital.
"She was calm. The husband was a little more nervous," said Karen Briceno Gonzalez, a worker with the Supervisor of Elections Office in Orange County.
The husband asked for a ballot for his wife. After an official said they needed her license, he told the official their situation and the staff kicked into high gear.
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An official gave the woman a vote-by-mail ballot, thinking she would fill it out later. But the mom-to-be wasted no time.
"So the woman in labor filled out her ballot while doing a little controlled breathing," Gonzalez said. "She was very happy she got to vote."
The ballot was certified and the couple continued to the hospital.