Posted by Curt on 3 November, 2020 at 12:16 pm. 3 comments already!


By Jordan Davidson

Mere hours into Election Day, people on the ground in the battleground state of Pennsylvania are reporting potential election interference, voter suppression, and polling place election code violations.

While voter turnout appears to be high in Philadelphia, shortly after polls opened this morning, there were reports of long lines, broken polling machines, and polling place violations such as allowing campaign material and campaigning for certain candidates on-site, despite state Election Code prohibitions on electioneering at polling locations.

Poll watchers in the area were also reportedly denied access to certain polling places despite being certified to enter in any ward or division in Philadelphia. Some were even kicked out of certain locations across the city.

Other poll watchers were obstructed from watching after being placed on the other side of the building, almost completely out of the line of sight to the polling machines.

According to the Philly GOP, some polling locations were also not open on time, voters were turned away for wearing political gear, and Republican voters were being denied provisional ballots.

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