So Far, One Small Voting Snafu Reported

A ballot tabulation machine broke down for a few minutes at the Pactolus Precinct in Pitt County this morning.

The chief elections official at the site says that roughly 25 ballots were cast while the machine was down.

Those ballots were inserted into a concealed compartment in the machine, and were then inserted into the tabulation machine a few minutes later when the machine resumed working properly.

The process was supervised by witnesses and done under the instruction of the County Elections Board.

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  • by Bath Pirate Location: Bath on Nov 4, 2008 at 02:11 PM
    The voting machine also broke in the Bath area someone is on the way to fix it now!!
  • by Ted Location: Greenville on Nov 4, 2008 at 01:47 PM
    I wonder if WITN knows what SNAFU stands for lol.
  • by Blog Refuter Location: NC on Nov 4, 2008 at 01:11 PM
    The same thing happened to me when I voted early at the Morehead Planetarium. The machines become overworked and begin to malfunction. I'm glad that my people who would usually vote in the Pactolus precinct did early voting in Greenville.
  • by Chicken Little on Nov 4, 2008 at 07:35 AM
    Noooooooo Please election gods don't let this happen here... let it happen in Florida, Ohio, or Pennslyvania, i've been looking forward to the end of elections for weeks now, please don't prolong it here

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