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On a final day to register to opinion before a Nov election, Arizona’s registration website crashed underneath complicated traffic, signaling 2016 could be one for a registration record books.

The voter registration portal on ServiceArizona.com briefly close down Monday morning when it got 10 times a normal volume of traffic, according to a Arizona Department of Transportation, that operates a website.

Final registration numbers will not be accessible until Tuesday, though a online portal has never seen such complicated trade on a final day, pronounced ADOT orator Timothy Tait. The website has supposed online voter registrations given 2002.

According to information from a Arizona Secretary of State’s Office, a tip 3 days for voter registrations all fell on a “deadline day” before a presidential election.

ADOT worked with IBM to boost a ability of a site and urge performance, Tait said.

Monday was Columbus Day, a state and sovereign holiday that stirred a closure of Motor Vehicle Division offices and U.S. Post Offices. The closures meant Arizonans had fewer places to register in-person, and some reported problems perplexing to register online Monday morning.

“It was frustrating,” pronounced Adri Encisco. “On a ninth time, it finally went through, though that was after about 45 minutes.”

Arizonans have until 11:59 p.m. on Monday to register to opinion or refurbish their registration for a General Election. The mail-in deadline was Saturday, Oct. 8.

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Voters have dual options for last-minute registration. Residents who have an Arizona driver’s permit can register by the ServiceArizona.com website. Those who don’t can register in-person during all 32 state Democratic celebration offices or the Republican Party domicile in Phoenix until midnight.

The Republican Party headquarters is during 3501 N. 24th St. in Phoenix. The Democratic Party domicile is during 2910 N. Central Ave. in Phoenix.

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