On this Election Day, November 4th 2014, voting problems aren't a matter of if, but when.
That's why the Bay Area's largest on-air team of investigative journalists will be out making sure your vote counts.
We're covering all nine Bay Area counties from Santa Clara to Sonoma.
If you see tampering, fraud, or any problems at the polls call out tipline at 1-888-996-TIPS or email: TheUnit@NBCBAYAREA.com.
Here are some common problems that come on up election nights:
- Faulty Equipment
- Shortage of election workers
- Groups denied the right to vote
- Accessibility problems for the hearing and vision impaired
- Long lines and wait times
- Misbehavior by observers
- Missing observers
- Electioneering violations at polling places (petitions, vote solicitations, campaign signs and paraphernalia)
Be sure to checkout the official voter's guide as well.