(CNN)President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden traveled to Wilmington, Delaware, on Tuesday evening to vote in the state’s primary election.
The Bidens flew aboard Air Force One to Wilmington before motorcading to the Tatnall School’s Laird Performing Arts Center to cast their ballots. On the tarmac outside Washington, the President was asked by reporters why he was traveling to Delaware. “To vote!” he shouted back. Asked why he hadn’t already voted absentee, the President smiled, laughed and walked away. The state offers early voting and mail-in voting. Biden was last in Wilmington over the weekend and had returned to Washington on Sunday.Read MoreWhile Delaware is not holding any congressional or gubernatorial primaries, local and some statewide primaries are underway. The Bidens cast their vote shorty before polls were scheduled to close at 8 p.m. ET.The White House had not shared the Bidens’ plans to vote in the primaries until Tuesday evening. Earlier Tuesday afternoon, when asked if Biden planned to cast his ballot in the Delaware primary, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said, “I don’t have anything to share about that at this time.”