Rain, voting machine issues dampen the Elk County General Election

Staff Writer

The calls began about 11:30 a.m. and went on for quite some time, as it turned out some of the new voting machines, located at nearly 30 polling locations had been set up incorrectly and had been running on battery power since the polls opened at 8 a.m.
"It has to be plugged in on the right side of the machine if you are looking at it from the back," said Kimberly S. Frey, director of elections for Elk County. “Both lights on the front should be green, the one showing AC power and the on with the battery icon."