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Voters in key states endured long lines, equipment failures

USA TODAY - 07 Nov 2016
Tens of millions of Americans who descended on the polls Tuesday faced hours-long lines, sporadic equipment failures and confusion about polling places — but little of the violence or vigilantism that had been feared. Problems cropped up in Arizona, ...
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All early voting locations set to open Tuesday

WMC Action News 5 - 16 Jul 2018
Per a judge's order, all 27 early voting locations must open Tuesday. The openings come after sporadic issues at the polls this weekend. Saturday, one polling location opened 45 minutes late. "There was literally no one here," Kristen Cheers said.
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Trump Looms Large As Tennessee Voters Go To The Polls

WPLN - 16 Jul 2018
President Donald Trump is not on the ballot, but his influence looms over Tennessee's elections going on now. Some of the first voters over the weekend made their decisions based on the president. Joe Haley is an AT&T retiree from Hendersonville who ...
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Five polling locations open for early voting Friday - 13 Jul 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Friday is the first day of early voting for the Shelby County general election and state and federal primaries and, after a few weeks of controversy surrounding how many polling locations were going to be put in place and where, five ...
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Early Voting Polling Location Opens Late Due To Poll Worker Mistake - 15 Jul 2018
An election commission spokesperson is calling this an honest mistake by one of its polling workers, who thought the early voting location was suppose to open at 11:00 a.m. Saturday. Nearly a dozen people who showed up at the correct time were left ...
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Georgians continue to flock to polls to vote early

MyAJC - 13 Jul 2018
Georgians continue to flock to the polls early, with more than 42,000 votes cast this week. The early voting count was up to nearly 88,000 since the window opened on July 2. Slightly more than 76 percent of the ballots cast in early voting so far have ...
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Ground Zero in the War on Voting Rights

Slate Magazine - 16 Jul 2018
On Friday, New Hampshire Republican Gov. Chris Sununu transformed his state into ground zero in the assault on voting rights. By signing HB 1264 into law, Sununu effectively imposed a poll tax on college students, compelling many of them to pay ...
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Turkey votes in crucial twin polls: The full story - 24 Jun 2018
Istanbul, Turkey - Turkey is going to the polls on Sunday, voting simultaneously in parliamentary and presidential elections for the first time in the country's history. The snap polls opened at 8am (05:00 GMT) across Turkey and will close at 5pm (14 ...
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Voter turnout expected to be low for Alabama Run-off races

WRBL - 16 Jul 2018
The Alabama run-off races take place Tuesday but most polling stations believe not many people will come out to vote. Run-off races typically drive fewer voters to the polls. One reason is that not every district requires a run-off since some ...
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County's polling sites could drop from 22 to 10

Baxter Bulletin - 14 Jul 2018
A proposal by the Baxter County Election Commission would, on Election Day, have voters casting their ballots at one of 10 polling sites. The consolidation of Baxter County's polling sites would be the first step towards adopting countywide voting ...
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Voters preparing to cast ballots in AL primary runoff election

WTVM - 16 Jul 2018
In less than 24 hours, polls will be open for the primary runoff election. Election officials in Lee County are expecting a low voter turnout for tomorrow. Meantime, candidates say they want those who do show up to mark their name. “We knew it was ...
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Polls open across Tennessee for early voting

WBBJ-TV - 14 Jul 2018
She was one of hundreds of people who headed out to the polls to vote early in the Aug. 2 election. “I think it's a benefit that we as American citizens have, and we have the right to exercise that,” Lorraine Price, who also voted early, said. “We love ...
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New law leaves one-stop voting polls open longer

Jacksonville Daily News - 09 Jul 2018
A bill passed Monday will allow more time for voters to cast ballots during one-stop voting periods. N.C. Governor Roy Cooper signed House Bill 335 into law, reinstating a last Saturday voting opportunity that was removed by a bill passed by the ...
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Mexico election: Polls closing after campaign marred by violence

BBC News - 01 Jul 2018
Long queues of voters formed outside schools and community centres as polling day progressed but two more killings of party members were reported - one a member of the Workers' Party in the western state of Michoacan and the other a member of the ...
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New Hampshire governor signs controversial voting bill

The Hill - 16 Jul 2018
Voters between the ages of 18 and 29 favored Democratic candidates in all three races, according to exit polls. Though the measure won support from Republicans in the state legislature, Sununu had said he was skeptical that it was constitutional. He ...

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