By CBS3 Staff

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.

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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.

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