RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Early voting in Riverside County was snarled by delays due to heavy traffic in the voter registration confirmation system, increasing the wait time at the polls.
"Some of the voter assistance centers experienced intermittent delays in processing voters due to significant volume in the voter registration lookup system," Brooke Federico, a public information officer for Riverside County, said Saturday. "The county team is working diligently to ensure that all sites are processing voters as quickly as possible."
She said some voters were offered provisional ballots to compensate for polling locations that experienced delays.
Around noon Saturday, state Sen. Melissa Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore, tweeted, "Voting machines in Riverside County are down. We are working on f