Lawyers who volunteered to take calls and monitor polling locations nationwide on Tuesday reported voting machine malfunctions, polling places opening late and numerous incidences of names missing from voter registration rolls. In Ohio, New Hampshire and Virginia, lawyers scrambled to file court documents in election-related lawsuits. But in most states, lawyers were working to prevent litigation by fielding calls or traveling to polling locations to address voter concerns.
Malfunctioning Machines, Ballot Glitches, Election-Law Litigation -- and a Busy Day for Lawyers
The National Law Journal
November 5, 2008