Polling place at Cedar Bluff Middle School in Knoxville, TN does not have power this am; backup generator has also failed.— Kristen Holmes (@KristenhCNN) November 6, 2018
Administrator for Elections for Knox County says urgently working to get the power on but voting still happening with paper ballots
Last week, voters in Texas who submitted ballots early reported problems with voting machines switching their selections.
According to The Associated Press, Texas state officials say the issue is linked to the same voting machines being across 30 percent of the state.
Voters in Ohio started reporting technical issues at some polling places Tuesday morning.
Carol Ann Allen, a voting location manager in Toledo, Ohio, told Circa affiliate WNWO-TV, “The card readers weren't working and we didn't have a backup coder, which we used to have, and so we had to go to paper until we could get one of the books working -- the e-books.”
In Georgia, reports of technical issues early in the day forced some voters in Gwinnett County to use paper ballots.
A Twitter user shared this video of her local polling place, where a lack of power cords for electronic voting machines prevented voters from casting their ballots:
All eyes have been on Georgia in the weeks leading up to the midterms. The closely contested race for governor between Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams has been rife with controversy and accusations of voter suppression from both sides.