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Frederick County officials decertifying results for potential human error

August 8th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Frederick County officials are decertifying the results from the primary, and its elections board will rescan all mail-in and provisional ballots. WBAL reports officials noticed a problem in the recount of the Democratic Primary for County Council in the third district, where three votes separated the candidates. The problem discovered was a discrepancy between the total number of votes in the certified results and the number of accepted mail-in and provisional ballots. Officials believe the discrepancy is due to human error