That may account for the weirdness...
American Friends: Mercury is Retrograde up to and including part of your Election Day.
Make sure you have a plan to vote (since we all know how Mercury likes to interfere with communication).
If you need more info, visit this non-partisan site: Can I Vote.
Photo Credit: NASA - https://www.nasa.gov/feature/the-incredible-shrinking-mercury-is-active-after-all
Psst .. for you grammar nerds IsMercuryRetrograde.com works too :)