Those long, snaking lines were about more than a vote. The people most battered and excluded from the nation's politics and economy refuse to be ignored.
A number of residents in Forest Park, a predominantly black suburb outside Cincinnati, are reporting they’re being forced to cast provisional ballots.
It’s too early to tell, but here’s a sampling of anecdotal reports from our community journalists spread out around the country that are unconfirmed but offer a sense of the problem.
Spanish-speaking voters at several polling places in North Philly have been left without interpreters.
Forty-six people in Miami-Dade County have had their votes challenged.
Colorado’s Latino voters could well decide this election—but some may have to overcome harassment to cast their ballots.
Around the country, rumors are popping up that straight-ticket ballots won't be counted. Unless you're voting in North Carolina, those rumors are false.
A Tampa group has filed dozens of last-minute voter challenges, in a troubling indication of ramped up suppression efforts. Meanwhile, as record turnout forced long lines, poll watchers have cried foul over bottled water.
There are plenty more threats to the vote than there are days left to cast your ballot.