"We can’t vote," said Gerardo Galeano, 39. "If this was a local election, I probably wouldn’t be as upset, but with the stakes for today’s election, the presidential race and all the propositions, it makes me scratch my head: How could this happen?" (via Voting snags in Southern California: No machines, requests for ID - latimes.com)

“So while the presence of fraud is unlikely, the likelihood that your vote might count on the ability of a poll worker to understand what “recalibrate” means isn’t very comforting, either.”
“According to records CBS 5 Investigates obtained from the Maricopa County Elections Department, more than 40,000 votes went uncounted in the past two election cycles. The main reasons were voters showing up at the wrong polling places, voters not having the required identification or identification with an old address and signatures that don’t match the ones on file.”
“An hour after polls opened today, the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Office mistakenly placed hundreds – possibly thousands – of automatic calls to voters instructing them that they had until 7 p.m. tomorrow to vote.”
“The first election-related federal lawsuit has already been filed in South Florida, where some citizens waited over seven hours to vote early over the weekend.”
“A recent report by the Center for Responsive Politics places the total cost of the 2012 elections at an estimated $6 billion, which would make it the most expensive election in U.S. history”
“Montana’s ‘corporations are not people’ initiative is headed for an overwhelming passage with 59% of voters planning to support it to 25% who are opposed. There’s bipartisan support for the initiative with Democrats (76/12), independents (58/26), and Republicans (45/36) all saying they’ll vote for it.”
“For all the campaigns’ reliance on modern technology and the newest techniques in micro-targeting, both sides have responded to the nation’s increasingly polarized politics by going back to the oldest of political techniques — knocking on doors.”