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Ballot mistake leads to extra work for the Cerro Gordo Co. Auditor

The interim auditor says too many candidates were listed as independents.

Posted: Oct. 3, 2018 5:23 PM
Updated: Oct. 3, 2018 5:23 PM

Speech to Text for Ballot mistake leads to extra work for the Cerro Gordo Co. Auditor

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ballot issue-stngr-2 today those with the cerro gordo county auditors office are working on fixing an issue with ballots before absentee voting begins monday. k-i-m-t news three's brian tabick is speaking to the acting auditor - pat wright. he joins us now live from the courthosue.xxx maplive:too many independent candidates mason city, ia google earth 2018 google cg courthouse.jpg amy - really what the issue comes down to is that there were too many independent candidates on the ballot. fema presidential emergency alert-lintro-2 county treasure pat wright, who is acting as auditor after the position was vacated, says her office was informed of the issue by the secretary of states's office yesterday.xxx general election ballot issue-mpkg-1 general election ballot issue-mpkg-2 wright says new ballots will be in the auditor's office by late tomorrow. she says of the six candidates - four filed their affidavits as independent party candidates. because there can only be one independent candidate on the ballot--three of the other candidates will not have a party affiliation next to their name. but wright says they were able to catch this error in time before any real issues came up. general election ballot issue-mpkg-3 it was really an internal issue that we had i think that's the important part for the public to understand that we wanted to make this right i want to spell it to be want to percent correct before it even hit the public which is on monday. / fema presidential emergency alert-ltag-2 wright says they will have extra staff over this weekend to make sure they are ready to send out the ballots on monday. amy those will be sent out starting at two p-m. live at the cerro gordo county courthouse brian tabick k-i- m-t news three. / thank you brian. if you'd like an absentee ballot... you an request one through the auditor's office. / online
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