Legislators want to phase out electronic voting machines, but they haven’t paid for replacements.
If you have a suggestion for how to run elections more smoothly, get in line.
Just kidding. Virginians are tuckered out from standing in long queues for hours last week to cast their ballots. It appears that no single villain is to blame. Changes in voting precincts, new computer poll books, voter identification laws and confusion over awkwardly worded constitutional amendments all seemed to play a role.
But state legislators need to focus their energies on solving a couple of problems of their own making.