Reports of confusion and disorder at poll sites across the borough have cast a muddled shadow over the June 23 primary elections, just as Brooklynites attempt to vote in one of the city’s most unusual elections in modern history.

All before noon, several voters described misprinted ballots, closed polling sites, and abnormally long lines as poll workers scramble to correct mistakes.

Isiah James, one of the congressional candidates seeking to unseat Rep. Yvette Clarke , relayed several reports of irregularities — including ballots at PS 22 in Crown Heights that did not include options for congressional races, and a polling location at Success Academy in Flatbush that was closed entirely as late as 9:30 am — despite a scheduled 6 am opening.

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