After dire warnings, Election Day voting issues are ‘isolated and sporadic’

By | November 3, 2020

Politico reports:

Election administrators and regular Americans were bracing for Election Day chaos — warned to expect violence, malfunctions, long lines and disinformation. Instead, they got something else entirely: a fairly smooth election process across the country.

Though some problems have emerged — even serious ones like election equipment failures — there were not, by early Tuesday evening as a first round of states was set to close their polls, any major disruptions to the democratic process, election observers said, despite the fact that turnout appears poised to smash previous records.

“We’ve not seen major systemic problems or attempts to obstruct voting for voters,” said Kristen Clarke, president of the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. “The problems we have seen have for the most part been isolated and sporadic.” [Continue reading…]

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