Florida's voters had the longest lines and most infuriating waits.
Voting barriers erected by the GOP more than tested the patience of thousands of people in Ohio and Florida on the last weekend of early voting, leaving voters waiting for hours outdoors in long lines and then stranded in hallways before casting a vote.
In both states, Republicans had issued rules that created the long lines. Local news reports suggested that Ohioans fared better than Floridians, some of whom had to wait eight or more hours and didn’t vote until midnight. (Everyone in line when polls close is allowed to vote.) In other swing states, notably North Carolina, early voters have reported that they were asked for forms of ID not required under state law or harassed by partisan poll watchers, amounting to the electoral equivalent of racial profiling. Read more;