Heat, rain, long lines: Georgia election plagued by problems

STEVE PEOPLES, BEN NADLER and SUDHIN THANAWALA Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Voters endured heat, pouring rain and waits as long as five hours on Tuesday to cast ballots in Georgia, demonstrating a fierce desire to participate in the democratic process while raising questions about the emerging battleground state's ability to manage elections in November when the White House is at stake. A confluence of events disrupted primary elections for president, U.S. Senate and dozens of other contests. The polls were staffed by fewer workers because of concerns about the coronavirus. A reduced workforce contributed to officials consolidating polling places, which disproportionately affected neighborhoods with high concentrations of people of color. Long lines were also reported in whiter s
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