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Some races appear on wrong ballot, not included in final tally

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)

Despite the fact that some races appeared on the wrong ballots, only ballots cast in the appropriate precincts counted in the final tally.

According to the Arkansas Secretary of State’s Office, some of the races for Circuit Court Judge Sub-Districts were included on ballots outside of the proper precinct.

“Fortunately, this problem was noticed prior to the election,” said Chris Powell, press manager for the Arkansas Secretary of State.

Powell said the issue was not caught in time to remove the races from every ballot.

“Even though ballots were cast in these judicial races outside of their sub-district, only ballots from precincts lying within the sub-district were tabulated,” Powell said in an email to Region 8 News.

At least one race, Circuit Judge District 2, Division 6, Sub-District 2.1, was involved.

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