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Spider delayed US town's vote count

2012-11-08 22:37

Rehoboth - It wasn't voter fraud that delayed the election count in one US town - it was a spider.

Rehoboth Town Clerk Kathleen Conti says one of the Massachusetts town's aging voting machines malfunctioned Tuesday.

Conti tells The Sun Chronicle of Attleboro that she called a technician, who said a spider web apparently prevented the machine's scanner from counting ballots.

The vote count wasn't completed until Wednesday afternoon.

Rehoboth voters favoured Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney, who lives in Massachusetts.

Conti says she has been pressing to have the voting machines replaced for several years.

Comments
  • sicelo.brukwe.9 - 2012-11-09 07:06

    There's a new Movie in Hollywood and it has sold five million copies on the first day of its release and it is called \Spider Web\

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