The long lines are not unique to the Philadelphia region, a quick check of statewide news coverage shows.
From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
"Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin arrived back in Pittsburgh at 3:30 after last night's Monday Night Football victory over Washington, went to the office, and about three hours later joined the queue. He passed the time by punching numbers into his cellphone, talking football with friends and thinking about how, with a day less than usual to prepare, he would ready his team for the Indianapolis Colts Sunday. Would he get to sleep sometime Tuesday? Probably not, he said. ``I can sleep,'' he said into the phone, ``when I'm dead.' ...'
At the Allegheny County bureau of elections, Director Mark Wolosik predicted a 75 percent turnout of the county's 956,000 registered voters. He was cautioning voters they could face lines if they try to vote from 7 to 9 a.m. or 5 to 8 p.m."