Officials: PA Voting Machines Incorrectly Registered Straight Republican Votes

PROVO, UT - OCTOBER 25: People cast their ballots on electronic voting machines on the first day of early voting at the Provo Recreation Center, on October 25, 2016 in Provo, Utah. Early voting in the 2016 presidential election begins October 25 for Utah residents and is open until November …
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Voting machines in Pennsylvania were registering straight Republican votes as Democratic votes early Tuesday, officials say.

The error was due to a calibration issue in Lebanon County’s voting machines, where five machines out of the 270 machines available in the county malfunctioned, Penn Live reported.

Voters saw the errors after they reviewed their ballots before officially filing them.

When questioned about the issue, no one reported their votes were incorrectly cast, according to Lebanon County Election Director Michael Anderson.

Anderson said the issue was fixed and there was no indication that anyone’s votes were incorrectly registered in the system.

Other states have also reported problems with their voting machines on Election Day.

In Utah, poll workers have had to resort to paper ballots because the machines in Washington County faced a programming problem.

In Texas, a computer used by election clerks at a Houston-area polling station malfunctioned and voters had to be sent to another polling station two miles away.


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