Common Cause: Absentee Ballots still Missing


According to Common Cause’s first Election Day media briefing of the morning, there have been 128,000+ calls to 1 800 MYVOTE1, their voter alert line, with the highest volume in Florida, PA, and South Carolina. The top county: Broward Cty, Florida with 5278 calls. Check their blog for more updates. The biggest volume of problems so far is with 1000s of Florida voters, who requested absentee ballots and did not receive them. There have also been some problems with people surprised to find out they are not on the list, or who are upset at challenges they feel are illegitimate, and some have had problems with operation of punch-card machines (those of the famous chads).