Super Tuesday Redo: Half of Uncounted Votes Get Respect
The Daily Breeze has the low-down on the latest from Super Tuesday's ugly non-partisan voting mishap where nearly 50,000 votes went uncounted because of a tricky "double bubble" on ballots. Los Angeles County registrar Dean Logan has announced more than 50% of uncounted votes will be counted. Here are the technical details:
The omission of the additional mark did not affect ballots cast purely for state propositions. Of the estimated 200,000 nonpartisan voters, 50 percent voted correctly and 25 percent didn't pick a presidential candidate, leaving 25 percent who had voted for a presidential candidate incorrectly.