A Pennsylvania voting machine was taken offline Tuesday after it was reported that the electronic ballot switched votes for President Barack Obama to his opponent Mitt Romney. The ordeal was videotaped by the person who attempted to vote.
According to MSNBC, Republicans have also said machines have turned Romney votes into Obama ones.
The video was first posted on Youtube by user “centralpavoter.” It shows a voter’s finger repeatedly pressing the button to vote for Obama, but a check mark coming up next to Romney’s name:
NBC News confirmed that the machine has been taken off line.
Below the video, the user gave an account of the situation:
My wife and I went to the voting booths this morning before work. There were 4 older ladies running the show and 3 voting booths that are similar to a science fair project in how they fold up. They had an oval VOTE logo on top center and a cartridge sent a letter (PDF) to election officials in six other states, including battleground states Ohio, Nevada, and Colorado, raising concerns that machines had wrongly counted votes for Romney as ones for Obama, and asking them to address the problem.