Tehama County tabulator unable to read some ballots due to print error

The Tehama County Registrar of Voters will be using a process that will use four people to correct ballots that have a print issue.

Posted: Sep 14, 2021 9:08 AM
Updated: Sep 14, 2021 2:10 PM

TEHAMA COUNTY, Calif. - Some Tehama County Vote-By-Mail (VBM) ballots had a print error that has caused the tabulator to not be able to read the ballots, according to the Tehama County Clerk and Recorder/Registrar of Voters.

The error was caused by a human error by Tehama County’s ballot printing vendor.

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The Registrar of Voters will duplicate all VBM ballots that were affected onto ballots in accordance with California Elections Code Section 15210.

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This process uses four people with one person who reads the VBM ballot, one person who marks the blank duplicate ballot, one person who observes the marker, and one person who observes the reader to ensure its correct.

All the duplicate VBM ballots are labeled duplicate and both the original and duplicate ballots are labeled with a serialized numbers to be identified and matched together.

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