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Technical Problems Cause Voting Delays In Houston

November 06, 2018 - 1:54 pm

HOUSTON (AP) - Apparent technical problems have cause Election Day delays for some voters looking to cast ballots in Harris County.

Houston resident Xenia Kulick says voting was delayed by about 20 minutes after her polling site opened Tuesday, and then problems with registration check-in machines resulted in a long line forming.

The Houston Chronicle reports an election judge at the polling location said iPads, which are used to certify voter registration, were not working for less than 10 minutes.

A Harris County elections official says technical glitches occur periodically and county workers try to move quickly to resolve them to prevent disruptions for voters.