BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A number of issues were reported at polling places across Maryland Tuesday, including power outages, missing equipment and delays, but voters at one Baltimore polling place had mice and fleas to deal with while casting their ballot.President Biden Announces Travel Restrictions On Eight South African Countries In An Effort To Slow The Spread Of New COVID-19 Variant
According to WJZ media partner The Baltimore Sun, voters who arrived at Patapsco Elementary/Middle School in Cherry Hill were bit by fleas and flies and saw mice scurrying about.
The election officials knew about the infestation there since the polls opened and the location wasn’t moved to Carter G. Woodson Elementary/Middle School until mid-afternoon, the Sun reported.READ MORE: Police: Murder Suspect Barricades Himself Inside Baltimore Home After Firing Shots At Officers
Mayor Catherine Pugh expressed frustration Wednesday morning at her weekly press briefing about the issues reported at polling locations and called them “unacceptable.”
Pugh is asking that the board/election process be reviewed.MORE NEWS: Shoppers Across Maryland Return To Stores For Black Friday As Retailers Face Supply, Staffing Challenges