Polling-site corruption enraged voters on November 8, 2016, around 6:00 A.M. EDT, as several New Yorker’s stood in line awaiting their chance to partake in this year’s presidential election.


  • Located at 450 Pacific Street, Brooklyn, New York, at least 20 people were waiting for the doors of Public School 38 the Pacific School for a half hour before leaving for work.
  • Public School 9 Teunis G. Bergen, located at 80 Underhill, Brooklyn, NY 11238, had a 2-hour delay.

Many New Yorkers were enraged with polling-site corruption as they stood on long lines to no avail.


Bronx County Supreme Courthouse located at 851 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY, could not adequately accommodate the voters with mobility impairments.

New York, NY

  • CS 154 Harriet Tubman Learning Center, located at 250 West 127th Street New York, NY, only had 1 of 4 working ballot scanners producing a 2-hour delay for voters.
  • Yorkville Community School located at 412 E. 88th Street New York, NY, only had one of six ballot scanners working, producing a 2-block line.

New Yorkers throughout the city are enraged about the polling-site corruption they have experienced.

Update: NY Daily News
The Board of Elections has released that a mistake by an office clerk has omitted 126,000 registered voters names from the voter’s list this past April.
Edited & written by Jhayla D. Tyson

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