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Poll Workers Struggle With New Voting Machines (MS)    Story Here  Archive
WLOX 13 By Brad Kessie Nov 7, 2006
Many of the mistakes reported at polling places had to do with the new electronic voting machines purchased by the Secretary of State's office. When poll workers struggled setting them up Tuesday morning, and then several of the machines stopped working, the early part of the election became a hassle for everybody.

Officials say elections going smoothly, despite minor problems (MS)    Story Here  Archive
Sun Herald, HOLBROOK MOHR, Associated Press 07 November 2006
Officials said Tuesday's midterm elections were going "remarkably well" in Mississippi, despite minor problems reported in some precincts.

Computer Problems Force Some Hancock County Voters To Use Paper Ballots (MS)    Story Here  Archive
WLOX 13, by Al Showers 07 Novebmer 2006
Hancock County also had its share of voting woes Tuesday.

Reported election problems (TN)    Story Here  Archive
Tennessean by Al Showers 07 November 2006
Here is compiled list of problems at polls across the region:

Name problems at polling place (CT)    Story Here  Archive
West Hartford-WTNH, Nov. 7, 2006
A problem with names may cause the votes of 29 people to not be counted.

Election Day: Candidates Vote, Prepare for Results (FL)    Story Here  Archive
HDTV Channel 19; November 7, 2006 by Holly Patterson
The race for Florida Governor is a close one that many voters are sure to keep their eyes on Tuesday night as results pour in.

New voting machines pose Election Day problems (MS)    Story Here  Archive
SUN HERALD By TAMMY M. SMITH 07 November 2006
Voters at several South Mississippi precincts reported problems with the new touch-screen machines as voting got under way in midterm elections this morning.

Ballot scanners jam at Bay Area polling places (CA)    Story Here  Archive
Inside Bay Area By Ian Hoffman, Staff Writer 07 November 2006
While pollworkers and voters elsewhere struggled with newfangled touch screen voting machines, Californians were having a rather different experience.

Local Polling Places Report Some Problems (MD)    Story Here  Archive
WTOP Nov 7th, 2006
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (9:57 a.m.) - A power outage in Maryland has knocked out lights at two polling places, but it's not affecting voting. The Prince George's County Election Board confirms power is out at the Palmer Park Community Center, but the electronic voting machines continue to function on backup battery power.

Long lines, problems with voting machines reported across Ohio    Story Here  Archive
The Beacon Journal by CONNIE MABIN, Associated Press 07 November 2006
CLEVELAND - Long lines, problems with ballot-reading machines and some frustrated voters who left polls without casting ballots were reported early on Tuesday in Ohio's first punch-card free general election.

Deerfield Beach voters frustrated by bad electronic ballots (FL)    Story Here  Archive
Miami Herald By SUSAN MILLER DEGNAN 07 November 2006
"I have two words for them paper ballots!' said election volunteer John Miller, 78, who said he has worked at area elections the past 10 years. ``I come from New England and they're still using paper ballots. They have no problems.' Only three people had voted when all 14 machines stopped working. After about 45 minutes, voters in Precinct 26A were able to cast ballots on four machines. But most voters, those in Precinct 23A, were out of luck until about 8:30 a.m., when technicians brought at least some machines back on line.

Computer problems plague early voting (CO)    Story Here  Archive
Denver Post, November 7, 2006 By George Merritt, Staff Writer
Election day in Denver began with long lines, as computer problems appeared to make it difficult for workers at vote centers to check registrations against the master list. By 8 a.m., lines stretched up to a city block at places like the Colorado Convention Center, Corona Presbyterian Church and Denver Botanic Gardens.

Problems await some local voters at the polls (TX)    Story Here  Archive
Houston Chronicle, Nov. 7, 2006 By DAN FELDSTEIN and ANITA HASSAN
Voters across the Houston area today were already finding long lines and problems with electronic voting machines as they tried to cast their ballots.

Problems for voters in Utah County; some delays in Salt Lake (UT)    Story Here  Archive
The Salt Lake Tribune, By Elizabeth Neff 07 November 2006
Utah County voters planning to cast their ballots on the way to work were stymied by technical problems with voter cards used in the state's new voting machines, while some in Salt Lake City also saw delays at the polls.

Ballot problem delays voting 90 minutes in Deerfield Beach (FL)    Story Here  Archive
Miami Herald, BY SUSAN MILLER DEGNAN 07 November 2006
Dozens of voters who came to the Deerfield Beach Tower Club Teen Center to cast their votes this morning walked away angry, as 10 of 14 voting booths failed to work all of them for voters in Precinct 23A.

NJ voting machine woes reported, but no major problems (NJ)    Story Here  Archive
ContraCosta Times, November 7, 2006 by TOM HESTER Jr.Associated Press
Voting machine woes were reported in Essex and Camden counties Tuesday morning, but election officials said the problems were not widespread.

Cuyahoga encounters voting problems (OH)    Story Here  Archive
Plain Dealer By Susan Vinella 07 November 2006
As of 12:30 p.m. all polling places in Cuyahoga County were using electronic voting machines, a Board of Elections spokesman said. However, itís not clear whether all machines are working at every polling place.

Scattered voting machine snags reported (IA)    Story Here  Archive
Des Moines Register JENNIFER JACOBS, STAFF WRITER November 7, 2006
Voters are reporting minor troubles at polling places around Iowa, but poll workers are quickly fixing the problems as they crop up, spot checks show.

Polling places turn to paper ballots after glitches (National)    Story Here  Archive
CNN.com November 7, 2006 The Associated Press
Programming errors and inexperience dealing with electronic voting machines frustrated poll workers in hundreds of precincts early Tuesday, delaying voters in Indiana, Ohio and Florida and leaving some with little choice but to use paper ballots instead.

A few glitches mar early voting in Salt Lake City (CO)    Story Here  Archive
Deseret Morning News, 07 November 2006
Early voters on Election Day faced severe glitches in Utah County and less dramatic problems in Salt Lake County.

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