(HOUSTON CHRONICLE) Long lines weren’t the only problems voters are facing across the country Tuesday. Particularly in battleground states, reports of voting problems were flooding into vote-protection groups.
The Election Protection Coalition, comprised of more than 100 local organizations dedicated to protecting the right to vote, reported more than 70,000 complaint calls by 5 p.m. Eastern time.
A YouTube video making the rounds Tuesday depicted a central Pennsylvania voting screen in which the voter touches President Obama’s name only to see Mitt Romney’s name illuminated. The problem was determined to be a “calibration issue’’ and voters were able to touch a spot on the screen to illuminate Obama.
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