Hundreds of Wrong Ballots Handed Out in Howard

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Over 200 voters in Howard were given the wrong ballots. 

Ballots placed on the wrong tables were handed out to voters at the Green Bay Community Church.

71 ballots for State Assembly District 4 and 173 ballots for State Assembly District 89 were wrongly given.

The polling location noticed the mistake at 8:05 a.m., immediately corrected the error, and contacted the Elections Board.

Village officials say they are unsure if anything can be done.

All other votes on the ballots will be counted.

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