People trying to vote in Southwest first thing this morning faced a long wait after equipment at one polling site malfunctioned.
Two out of three check-in computers at Friendship Baptist Church (900 Delaware Ave. SW) were out of service for about an hour, site captain Steven Washington said.
The computers stopped working about 7:30 a.m., leaving about 20 voters in line.
“I kept folks informed the whole time,” Washington said.
The polling place had no line at about 10:45 a.m. By then, 158 people had voted using paper ballots and 95 had voted electronically, Washington said.