University City polling place not open on time

Voters stand in line to cast ballots in the 3rd and 11th Divisions of the 27th Ward in University City. (Jonathan Tannenwald /

Jonathan Tannenwald reports:

7:19 a.m.

Ward 27, District 11, on the north side of the Penn Campus, 36th and Chestnut.

The polling place is not open yet, but there's a line out the door. Officials said the machines were not fully set up yet.  They were not being very specific. They were simply telling people to wait.

People who appeared to be Obama campaign workers said they were going to other polling places in University City to see if the same thing was happening there.

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