Problems at the polls on this Election Day

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — At Redemption City Church, WREG cameras caught workers taking one machine out of service. Officials say two voters had problems getting the machine to cast the vote they actually wanted.

Eugene McIntyer says his friend was one of those voters.

"When she went into the booth she actually voted for Hillary and then when she was getting ready to cast the vote, it flipped to Donald Trump. She took a second look and said no that's not who I voted for," says McIntyer.

He says she had to reselect the person she wanted; election officials say it was a calibration issue and a technician was called.

They say all votes will be counted because voting cards have been secured.

"Extremely, extremely unsettling," says Attorney Robert Spence.

He says when he voted at Trinity Church the same thing happened to him.

"The actually polling booth appeared to be pre-programmed to vote in a certain way. Irrespective of how I tried to vote for one particular race, it kept selecting somebody else," says Spence.

Then he says the voting card wouldn't come out.

"The election worker who was there with me, who can vouch for all of this, had to tear it out of the machine," says Spence.

WREG caught Election Administrator Linda Phillips checking out a voting issue at Sheffield High. It turned out to be a faulty extension cord.

She says most of the problems have been minor.

"Some sporadic people complaining that the machine is flipping their vote. That's not true. It's always, always, always someone touching the machines in an area they don't understand," says Phillips.

She tells voters to use the stylus and let poll workers know so they can check it out. It's still not convincing everyone.

"I want to get it out there to make people double-check to make sure that it is casting the person, the vote you want to be casted," says McIntyer.

One poll worker says some voters actually asked for paper ballots because they didn't trust the machine. That's your right if you want to use it.

Election officials say there have been very few problems and those they checked out ended up being pretty minor.

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