Long lines a pain, glitches pop up as U.S. votes

Posted: November 7, 2012 at 4:59 a.m.

A poll worker (right), shows a voter a sample ballot that is covering a mural of President Barack Obama in the voting area of Benjamin Franklin Elementary School polling site Tuesday in Philadelphia. The mural was ordered to be covered after Republicans filed a complaint.

Sporadic problems were reported Tuesday at polling places around the country, many of them in Pennsylvania, including a confrontation involving Republican inspectors over access to some voting sites.

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