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    Broken machines are a concern at the 2013 primary elections

    Voters from all over New York showed their concern for broken voter machines on Sept. 10, during the 2013 primary elections. Residents of Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Staten Island and Queens called in to New York Public Interest Research Group’s voter helpline, run with Common Cause/NY — a non-profit organization that encourages citizen participation in democracy — to complain about late poll site openings, unhelpful poll workers and ask questions about the location of polling sites. “The most common complaint was broken voter machines,” NYPIRG’s statewide outreach director, Andy Morrison said. NYPIRG notes that broken machines reported to the helpline by borough are: Brooklyn-18, Bronx-3, Manhattan-10, Staten Island-1 and Queens-7. Morrison…