Sunday, November 13, 2005

Electronic counting fails Quebec

nine polling stations in Quebec City stayed open 30 minutes longer, because of a computer problem.

At the beginning of the day, ballots were being fed into the system too quickly, and the computers crashed, city officials say. The glitches caused a backlog in the voting process, and officials decided to leave the polls open longer as a result.

In Lévis, Que., one polling station will stay open until 8:50, because a power failure at the polling station during the day.

CBC November 6, 2005 Voting extended in several polling stations

via Electronic voting machine troubles
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