January 2015



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Two for One? Hamilton County Investigates Double Ballots

Ohio’s Hamilton County discovered 26 double ballots cast in the 2014 election – but because of provisional voting none of those extra votes were counted. It’s an encouraging story, both because of the small number and the effectiveness of the county’s system.







St. Charles County, MO Refunds Election Overcharges

County officials in St. Charles, MO have forcibly refunded hundreds of thousands of dollars in election costs that they say overcharged local governments and the county itself. The election director disagrees, and says he’ll go to court to get the money back.