As the polls close across the United States on Tuesday — starting in parts of Kentucky and Indiana, at 6 p.m. ET, and concluding in Alaska seven hours later — The Intercept will be following the vote count and bringing readers updates on key races for control of the U.S. House of Representatives, Senate, state legislatures, and governor’s mansions. Refresh this page to see the latest updates as they are published.
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Errors and Delays Plague Voting Nationwide
Polling places in parts of Kentucky and Indiana have just closed, but voting continues in most of the nation on an election day that has been plagued, as usual, by reports of malfunctioning equipment, errors on voter rolls and long delays. Eighteen years after the debacle in Florida focused the world’s attention on the patchwork of local election laws and procedures used to elect state and federal officeholders, complaints about how difficult it was to vote in many states piled up throughout the day on social networks. — 6:10 p.m.
Ready to wait? Hundreds of voters stand in line for hours this morning at this SW Atlanta polling place. Only three voting machines! What’s going on here? Live report at noon. pic.twitter.com/lewTPUZnf1
— Tom Regan (@tomreganWSB) November 6, 2018
Happen to know anybody who could do this in Georgia? ????? no voting at my dads polling site pic.twitter.com/zEyQmXwEq2
— DG911 2lite (@_2lite) November 6, 2018
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