MEDIA, Pa. (CBS) — Higher than expected voter turnout led to ballot shortages at some Delaware County polling places. A county spokesperson says the shortage happened in about 6% of the precincts.
However, officials say all registered voters were still able to vote on precinct equipment that generated paper ballots and emergency ballots.READ MORE: Police: 2 Teens In Car Shot At Red Light In Philadelphia's Olney Neighborhood
DEVELOPING: The Delaware Co. GOP says a number of polling locations have run out of Republican ballots at locations in Springfield, Thornbury & Media. A GOP spokesperson says people are still voting, using touch writers at Old Central School in Springfield. @CBSPhilly pic.twitter.com/qdmgBCY8Df
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They say no registered voter was turned away.
“The County regrets that some voters had longer wait times and will exceed the state requirements even more for the November election,” a statement read, in part.MORE NEWS: Wawa, 2SP Brewing Company Team Up For Sunfest Strawberry Lemonade Shandy Beer
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