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Several Delaware County Polling Places Experience Ballot Shortages Due To High Turnout

MEDIA, Pa. (CBS) -- Higher than expected voter turnout led to ballot shortages at some Delaware County polling places. A county spokesperson says the shortage happened in about 6% of the precincts.

However, officials say all registered voters were still able to vote on precinct equipment that generated paper ballots and emergency ballots.

They say no registered voter was turned away.

"The County regrets that some voters had longer wait times and will exceed the state requirements even more for the November election," a statement read, in part.

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