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2004 US Presidential Election
December 13, 2004
Washington | Elections Director: "Absentee Ballots Mistakenly Rejected"

The Associated Press reports that the Elections Director in Seattle’s King County said Monday that hundreds of absentee ballots were mistakenly rejected in the heavily Democratic County:

Logan said election workers mistakenly rejected 561 absentee ballots because they thought signatures on the ballots did not match original voter registration records.

However, he said that the signatures simply were not on file in the county’s computerized voter registration system and that original registration records should have been checked.

“We need to correct the error and count those votes,” Logan said in a statement.

From California Yankee.



Posted by Dan Spencer at December 13, 2004 06:03 PM | TrackBack
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