Washington Post: "High Turnout, New Procedures May Mean an Election Day Mess"

Here’s the link to the Washington Post story. But what exactly is “new” here — we’ve been pointing out for years now that technological and procedural changes in how people vote produce problems on Election Day, especially in places where highly competitive elections bring lots of people (and lots of new voters) to polling places.

And let’s not forget that voters can empower themselves; in fact the “Seven Steps to Make Sure Your Vote is Counted” that the VTP issued in 2004 are still important tips for voters across the nation (though it looks as if some of the links from 2004 are stale or broken; we’ll have to fix that).