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‘Voting irregularity’ in last election being investigated

Published: Fri, May 6, 2011 @ 4:39 p.m.

The Mahoning County Board of Elections and sheriff’s department are investigating “allegations of voting irregularity” in the recent primary, said Thomas McCabe, the board’s director.

The issue involves at least 35 absentee ballots improperly submitted to the board, but there could be more, he said. The board and the sheriff’s department are looking at who turned in the votes and the board employee or employees who accepted them, McCabe said today.

“We know it didn’t affect the outcome of the election,” said McCabe, who declined to disclose the names of those being investigated.

Elections officials have contacted most of the voters of the questionable absentee ballots. Those voters said they filled out the ballot.

There are restrictions as to who can submit absentee ballots, McCabe said.

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1LtMacGowan(713 comments)posted 5 years, 1 month ago

I wonder how many irregularities were ignored when Kaisich assumed the governorship

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2Jake(112 comments)posted 5 years, 1 month ago

"Irregularities", amazingly, tend to fall the way of the Democrat 99% of the time. I'm sure that's just a coincidence.

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3NoBS(2760 comments)posted 5 years, 1 month ago

Jake, don't forget, 87.263% of all quoted statistics on the internet are made up on the spot.

Quail, you just don't get it. Ka-sick keeping more tax money to disseminate to his fat cat buddies, and spending less on the taxpaying Middle Class, plus stripping Middle Class public employees of their wages and benefits with no recourse, is all designed to "help" the state. How, we're still waiting to see. Ka-sick is, as always, kinda short on the details.

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