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Election Officials Want To Fix The Super Tuesday Snafu In Los Angeles

The lines were long at the Little Sisters Of The Poor in San Pedro. (Kyle Stokes / LAist)
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Lines snaked around the block at many voting locations in Los Angeles on Super Tuesday. Some voters waited for over three hours, sometimes casting their ballots late into the night. Many gave up. One presidential campaign even filed a legal complaint to try to keep the polls open.

The rollout of a new voting system in Los Angeles had a bumpy start, marred by technical problems that added to the long waits. Many voters did enjoy the experience of using the new ballot marking machines -- once they could actually get to them.

Now that the dust has settled, local elected officials and the state’s top elections boss are calling for changes before the November general election.


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