Election Debacle in Suburban Chicago: Not Enough Pens

The election must be going OK when this is the complaint voters have (from the Chicago Sun-Times:

But in suburban Cook County, problems were limited, said Gail Siegel, a spokeswoman for the county clerk’s office.

Two precincts opened late and sporadic problems were reported with machines. But the most frequent complaint was a lack of pens to fill in paper ballots, she said.

”People just want more pens. People walk off with them, or one or two of them are dried out,” she said. ”While we’re not going to have a perfect election day, we do see it as a vast improvement over March.”