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Pennsylvania voting machine turns ‘Obama’ vote to ‘Romney’

Pennsylvania election officials recalibrated a voting machine after a Youtube user posted a video of the machine changing his vote, according to MSNBC. The video shows the user, "centralpavote," repeatedly pushing the Obama button while the machine checks the Romney box. 

This is one of many voting irregularities reported across the country today. In one precinct on Philadelphia's north side, broken machines led to long lines and at least 30 voters dropped out

Caitlin Dewey is The Post’s digital culture critic. Follow her on Twitter @caitlindewey or subscribe to her daily newsletter on all things Internet. (tinyletter.com/cdewey)

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