Judge in Virginia extends voter registration for 48 hours, after signup site knocked offline

The judge said the incident caused “tremendous harm."

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A woman casts her vote in the Wisconsin presidential primary election on April 7, 2020
A woman casts her vote in the Wisconsin presidential primary election on April 7, 2020
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Updated: October 14, 2020 - 10:15am

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A judge in Virginia on Wednesday extended voter registrations for 48 hours, after a cut cable Tuesday knocked the state's signup site offline.

The judge said the incident caused “tremendous harm," according to the Associated Press.

The request to extend the deadline to Thursday was made by the office of Attorney General Mark Herring. 

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