Official Cites Discrepancy In Votes In North Carolina County

Official Cites Discrepancy In Votes In North Carolina County

4:20pm Nov 07, 2018
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Election officials say there was a discrepancy in votes collected at a one-stop voting site in Lenoir County, in eastern North Carolina. 

Vote reporting in the county was delayed on Tuesday due to nearly 900 one-stop votes going missing. WITN - TV reports that the culprit was three corrupt computer cards - one that came from a voting machine that crashed.

But officials say there are redundancies in place, so every vote was counted.

The problem was discovered when the number of one-stop votes wasn’t adding up correctly. At that time, results for Lenoir County had been posted to the state board's website, but were then taken down.

Final unofficial results from the election were posted shortly before 1:00 p.m. Wednesday.

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