Politics Oct 06

A polling station on Florida primary Election Day in St. Augustine, Florida. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Florida looking into crash of voter registration site

Florida is investigating why its online voter registration system crashed just before the deadline for the upcoming presidential election, saying unexpectedly heavy traffic that can’t be immediately explained poured in during the closing hours.

Hurricane Sally made landfall Wednesday morning near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a Category 2 storm, pushing a surge of ocean water onto the coast and dumping torrential rain that forecasters said would cause dangerous flooding.

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