- Associated Press - Wednesday, November 5, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) - The line at one polling station on Chicago’s North Side got so long the last voter didn’t cast his ballot until after 3 a.m.

The last voters at Welles Park in the Ravenswood neighborhood waited around seven hours.

Some of those in line said there were problems with voting machines, not enough election staff and delays linked to the number of people seeking on-the-spot voter registration.

Decorda McGee was the last person to vote, persevering even after the governor’s race was called for GOP candidate Bruce Rauner.

He told WLS-TV he “wasn’t going to be denied” his right to vote.



Others gave up, including Paul Seivert, who said “after a while you feel like you’re cattle.”

It was the first time the city has dealt with Election Day voter registration.

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