The Meek event was held at a recreation center in Sarasota’s largely African-American neighborhood of Newtown at 3 p.m. After Meek’s appearance, attendees were encouraged to walk to the nearby North Sarasota Library, an early vote location. But before they could cast their ballots, Dent says the library lost “connectivity” with her office, meaning poll workers couldn’t look up voters’ information to provide them with their correct precinct ballots. #

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