Our election system is a mess. It doesn't have to be that way.
When you see a long line outside a polling place, it's reasonable to think two things simultaneously. First: Isn't it great that so many people want to participate in the election! And second: Wait, something must be wrong.
Turnout today looks to be unusually high for a midterm election, and not surprisingly, we're getting reports from all over about problems people are having voting. Like this:
NBC News has confirmed that the issue at Anderson Livsey Elementary in Snellville, GA was...