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Ohio mayor gets no votes because of ballot snafu


Published: Thu, November 5, 2009 @ 12:40 p.m.

LIMAVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Elections officials say poll workers made a mistake and provided the wrong ballot to all 42 people who voted Tuesday in a small town in northeast Ohio.

So, nobody could vote in the race for mayor in Limaville, though it wasn’t much of a race anyway since incumbent Mayor Tami Angel ran unopposed in the village 44 miles southeast of Cleveland. Still, Angel says she wanted her name on the ballot.

Jeanette Mullane, the Stark County elections board director, says though Angel got zero votes, state law permits her to hold on to her seat until 2011, the earliest another election can take place in the village.

Mullane says the poll workers in Limaville mistakenly loaded touch-screen voting machines with a ballot for a neighboring precinct.


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