SPALDING COUNTY, Ga. – Elections officers in Spalding County mentioned they’ll have all their polls open now till 11 p.m. on Tuesday after technical points prevented folks from voting through the early morning hours.
Initially, a choose had dominated the polls would solely be open an additional two hours, however simply after 7:30 p.m., the choice was made to maintain the polls open longer to permit everybody the chance to vote.
Polls opened at 7 a.m. as regular, however a drawback quickly after introduced down computer systems in any respect polling places throughout Spalding County the morning of Election Day.
The Spalding County Sheriff’s Workplace confirmed the technical difficulties, which occurred at places throughout the county shortly after voting started.
Officers say the issue was being labored on and, as of 10:30 a.m., solved with all polling stations in every precinct “up and working as they need to be.”
One voter within the county informed FOX 5 the delay was inflicting lengthy traces at her polling place with many individuals leaving in frustration.
Voters wait in Spalding County after pc issues have prompted delays. (Vickie Perdue)
On the time of the technical problem, paper ballots have been used in any respect places.
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