The New York City election committee on Tuesday pointed to wet weather that sins in delays at polling stations throughout the city.
Officials argued wet hands and clothes left selected polls, which led them to get stuck in voters, ABC News reports.
New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson on Tuesday afternoon called for the Director of the City Electoral Board to resign after all questions on the election day.
There were reports of major delays and technical failures at US elections on Tuesday, including Georgia, Texas, Florida, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Virginia, Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan.
The voice problems in Georgia, the site of a hot-line gubernatorial race, have received particular attention. The Republican candidate for governor of the state, Brian Kemp, has faced allegations of voter oppression in recent weeks because of actions he has taken as Georgia’s Secretary of State.