New York voters made history Saturday as they took to the polls early for elections this year. However, it was met with some frustration due to technical issues at polling sites.

The Monroe County Board of Election confirmed technical difficulties with the voting system at multiple locations Saturday. Some early voters were turned away, while others decided to wait it out until the system was brought back.

Democratic Elections Commissioner Colleen Anderson said they received the remainder of iPads used for early voting last week and needed to do some software updates. She says she appreciates voters for their patience and understanding. 

“Still come out,” Anderson urged. “If you want to see if the site is open or other sites are having issues, please call the Board of Elections at 753-1550 and they can let you know if there are still issues going on.”

Polls close at 2 p.m. Saturday but early voting continues for another eight days. For more information about times and locations, click here.

Spectrum News also has more information about candidates up for election in the voter guide.