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Over 100 votes not counted
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Over 100 votes for property assessor were lost during last week’s election. However, it was voter error that led to the wasted votes, not any malfunctioning voting machines.A preliminary figure of 116 uncountable votes has been registered by election administrator Donna Smith after canvassing write-in ballots cast as part of the Republican Primary.“This was not enough to change the outcome of the election for property assessor but under different circumstances it could have changed an election,” Smith said of the 116 votes which will not be counted.At issue are 116 write-in votes which were cast by people who voted in the Republican Primary. The problem was the property assessor race was being contested in the Democratic Primary, therefore a person who was voting in the Republican Presidential Primary could not vote for property assessor.

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