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Election judges Nancy Hammerschmidt, left, and Bruce Heymer check a ballot Thursday at the Kandiyohi County Office Building in Willmar. Local election officials worked through 16 absentee ballots rejected for various reasons during last month's general election. Tribune photo by Bill Zimmer

Rejected absentee ballots in U.S. Senate race sorted by Kandiyohi County officials

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WILLMAR -- The reasons why 16 absentee ballots were rejected in Kandiyohi County during the general election were confirmed Thursday morning.

As part of the state recount for the U.S. Senate seat, two certified election judges representing two different political parties agreed the 16 ballots were legitimately rejected in November.

The judges agreed that none of the ballots was mistakenly rejected.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
(320) 894-9750
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