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November 04, 2010

Surprise! Bag of Uncounted Ballots Found in CT

Never saw this coming, huh? Except, we kind of did.

In what has become one of the stranger twists in an already bizarre Governor's race, a bag of uncounted ballots was found in Bridgeport Thursday night.

Republican officials were approached by Democratic operatives and told about the surprise ballot bag, according to Bridgeport GOP Chairman Marc Delmonico.

Delmonico said Democrats asked to have several people deputized to count the uncounted ballots, but Republicans objected, claiming that wasn't proper procedure in the vote-counting process.

Instead the GOP asked police to take custody of the bag of ballots until the matter could be sorted out.

I'm sure there's an innocent explanation for all of this, so get those cynical thoughts out of your heads.

Just a thought: the innocent explanation would be incompetence by those we entrust to safeguard our votes. Yeah, that makes me feel a lot better, too.

Thanks to sTevo for the tip.


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