Count Delayed

Equipment Breakdown Hinders Final Tally

Posted: November 8, 2012 at 5 a.m.

Benton County election officials were uncertain Wednesday afternoon when they would have a final vote count from Tuesday’s general election.

At A Glance

Record Vote

Benton County election officials say they expect a record turnout once all of the votes are counted in Tuesday’s election. With electronic voting results and some absentee votes tabulated, the county had recorded 73,581 ballots cast in the 2012 general election. Benton County had 113,361 registered voters for the 2012 election. In 2008, there were 76,539 total ballots cast by the county’s 103,663 registered voters.

Source: Staff Report

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