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Voters Turned Away Due To Missing Voting Machines In Detroit

MICHIGAN — Many voters hit the polls first thing this morning, but if you were at this Detroit precinct, there were no voting machines ready.

At Martin Luther King Jr. High School in Detroit, voters arrived shortly after polls opened ready to vote, but they were shocked to find out that the precinct wasn't prepared – they had no voting machines, WXYZ reported.

According to the report, there was some sort of miscommunication about where those voting machines were left. It turned out they were locked in a closet on the other side of the school, a closet that election workers did not have access to.

In the meantime, voters were turned away, the report said.

Most other metro Detroit voters are telling Patch it's been smooth sailing so far this morning, with only minor traffic jams and hiccups reported.

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