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What Happened To The Georgia Primary?

I voted stickers sit on a table during a presidential primary election at the Journey Church in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
I voted stickers sit on a table during a presidential primary election at the Journey Church in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Polls opened Tuesday morning for voting in Georgia’s primary. But some voters were waiting for hours before they were able to cast their ballots.

Especially in Atlanta, voters  experienced long lines at their polling places and broken voting machines. And that doesn’t inspire confidence in the state’s ability to handle what’s expected to be high turnout come November.

The state’s issues are the latest in a series of primary mishaps during this election cycle. Georgia, like many states, attempted to incorporate new technology into its process, which may have contributed to its setbacks.

Even LeBron James weighed in.

— LeBron James (@KingJames) June 9, 2020

What exactly happened that led to the hold-ups Tuesday? And how will this affect the election?

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