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Election Latest: Isolated Glitches Force Polls to Stay Open Late

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Glitchy Voting Machines in Arizona Spark Fraud Claims
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Problems with voting machines and systems were sporadic as millions of Americans went to the polls, although glitches in some places, including Arizona’s largest county, produced unsubstantiated claims of fraud from some Republicans.

By 7 p.m. eastern time, polls had closed in states including Georgia, Virginia, Kentucky, South Carolina, Indiana and Vermont, as voters cast ballots to determine control of the House and Senate -- and the fate of President Joe Biden’s agenda. Officials were on the lookout for disruptions and violence in the first big election since the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol. Candidates who deny the validity of the 2020 election are on the ballot across the country, many for roles that will oversee future elections.