Ballots Printed in Claysburg Cause Election Day Problem In Lancaster County


A snafu in counting votes in Lancaster County during the May 17 primary was caused by improperly printed ballots from NPC in Claysburg.

According to Lancaster County election officials, the mail in ballots couldn’t be counted because they were printed with the wrong identification code. NPC reportedly sent the county sample ballots with the correct code, but the ones sent to voters had the wrong code.

The error was not discovered until election officials attempted to count the ballots on election day and they wouldn’t scan. The error affected about 22,000 ballots.

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