Hinds County to Hold Special Election Over Primary Irregularities

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The Hinds County Democratic Executive Committee will hold a special election on Aug. 20, 2019, for voters in Precinct 51 who filled out incorrect ballots for the Aug. 6 primary elections, an Aug. 13 press release said. After reviewing the election results for the precinct, which votes at Blackburn Middle School, the committee discovered that 398 voters filled out the wrong ballot because the precinct is split between different legislative districts, a release said. "Our goal is to maintain the integrity of the voting process and to ensure that no individual is disenfranchised," said Jacqueline Amos, chairwoman of the Hinds County Democratic Executive Committee, in the statement. The committee has reviewed all primary results to ensure there are...

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Hinds County to Hold Special Election Over Primary Irregularities

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