One voter called Eyewitness News to report problems at District 30 in Woodside, Queens, saying "this place is a zoo" with only 2 out of 7 machines working.
Another voter tweeted us from P.S. 22 on Staten Island to report malfunctioning scanners.
Looks like this was postponed! People jumped right on it.Just wanted a thread for anyone to post in specifically for election day stuff. Seems like lots of shenanigans happening around the country today
Voting machine issues causing ‘mismarking’ of votes at Richland precinctsTwo Columbia-area TV stations have reported complaints from voters who said they selected one name on the ballot but that the machine would switch the selection to another name.
Richland County Elections Director Rokey Suleman told The State some precincts are having problems with machines “mismarking the vote” because of calibration issues with the aging touch-screen machines.
Then people are puzzled at why so many programmers freak at the idea of machine voting .... ESPECIALLY internet voting.During early voting, people in Texas reported multiple instances of voting machines actually changing their votes. Now reports from South Carolina about machines not registering correctly. Always check your ballot before leaving the booth, and ask for assistance if something seems off!
Voting machine issues causing ‘mismarking’ of votes at Richland precincts
Then people are puzzled at why so many programmers freak at the idea of machine voting .... ESPECIALLY internet voting.
Buzzfeed Article on Voting Problems
Wow, good for you!I took my siblings and mother to the polls with me. Later, I am taking three elderly folks to the polls. I was able to convince my non-voting relatives in Austin to vote and they have done it. That's four votes for Beto.
I'm afraid to watch any election news tonight. I don't know if I can take another 2016, if it goes bad.
Those two things are true. We have no address matching requirement and registered inactive voters can reactivate and vote on the spot. Those poll workers are either improperly trained or being intentionally disruptive. On the other hand, workers at my poll reactivated a lady, explained the ballot to two first time voters, and successfully helped a man whose ballot kept kicking back out of the box for no apparent reason, all in the quarter-hour I was there.
The official summary states:I'll be voting later this afternoon after classes. I will be voting straight Democrat down the ballot. I don't usually vote strictly along party lines, but that's how much the Republican Party has disgusted me.
The only ballot issue I'm still undecided on is California's proposition 10. Any fellow Californians want to weigh in on that?