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2004 Election Problems: Massachusetts

-In Essex County, directions for ballot completion instructed voters to mark an "X" in the boxes. However, the ballot requires the ovals to be filled in.

-In Franklin County, voters tried to selected one candidate and the machine would select a different candidate.

-In Suffolk County, machines broke down and multiple polling places resulting in long lines.

-Voters who had been registered and voting for years were suddenly not on the voter rolls.

-In Suffolk County some polling places were changed without the voters being notified.

-There were complaints of lack of accessibility of polling places for disabled voters.

-In Suffolk County, non-english speakers had difficulty voting due to lack of instructions in their language and lack of pollworkers able to speak their language.