Florida TV station Local6 reports that about 13,000 paper ballots were miscounted when a memory card failed in an optical scanner.
In optical scan systems, voters mark their votes on paper, and the paper ballots are counted by a machine. Because the system uses paper ballots, this type of failure can be fixed by recounting the paper ballots, using another machine or by hand. Local6 reports that the paper ballots have been impounded and election authorities will decide how to recount them.
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