BIG APPLE BREAKDOWN: De Blasio Urges Voters to ‘WAIT’ after Reports of 'Broken Scanners'

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio urged residents to “wait in line” Tuesday after reports of “broken scanners” and “other problems” plagued voting booths across the Big Apple.

The mayor of the nation’s largest city called on the Board of Elections to issue significant reforms to ensure these types of voting malfunctions are avoided in future elections; adding “NYC deserves so much better.”

“To everyone waiting in line to vote because of a broken scanner or other problems, your voice matters. Please stay in line. And let’s once and for all get true Board of Elections reforms like early voting so this never happens again. NYC deserves so much better,” tweeted De Blasio.

The mayor’s comments come as millions of Americans head to the polls across the country to decide the direction of the nation during the 2018 midterm elections.