Bed-Stuy voters complain of problems at the polls

Polls are now closed in Brooklyn and voters in Bed-Stuy say they had trouble voting all day.Hundreds were not able to vote at P.S. 304

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT - Polls are now closed in Brooklyn and voters in Bed-Stuy say they had trouble voting all day.

Hundreds were not able to vote at P.S. 304 as workers at the polling site told voters they ran out of affidavit forms. One woman told News 12 Brooklyn she had been waiting at the school for hours and was told she could fill out her ballot,but without envelopes, her vote couldn't count. She says she saw around 200 people end up leaving the polling site, including elderly people in wheelchairs, since they weren't able to wait around.

Another voter, who was displaced from Long Island after Superstorm Sandy, says she was told no one could help her when she went to vote.

A worker says they were finally able to locate envelopes in a container they hadn't searched earlier. The two women were finally able to cast their votes at 8:59 p.m., one minute before polls closed.

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