Downed voting machines caused delays in Falls (PA)
Theresa Katalinas PhillyBurbs.Com 22 April 2008
Voters waited in long lines Tuesday morning at the Village of Pennbrook in Falls while poll workers spent an hour and a half working to get two downed machines up and running.
On one of the malfunctioning machines, a voter worried that her vote was not tallied, according to Falls Republican Committeeman Kennan Haley. She was asked to cast a provisional ballot, he said. The county notified the polling place that her vote, in fact, was processed, Haley said.
In another instance, a voter casting a write-in vote failed to close the write-in door and caused the other machine to jam up, he said.
By noon everything was fixed and an estimated 200 of the 1,500 to 1,600 in that voting district had trickled in to vote