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Va. Election Officials look into Machine Glitches

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia election officials say they are gathering information about a glitch that affected 32 voting machines in the southeastern part of the state.

Virginia Department of Elections spokeswoman Rose Mansfield says that once all the information is received, the head of the department will conduct a complete review and probably give a report to the State Board of Elections.

The faulty machines are a fraction of the 820 touchscreen devices that were used Tuesday across 25 precincts, most of them in Virginia Beach. They were taken out of service after voters complained that they tried to vote for one candidate, but the machine attempted to record the vote for another. Mansfield says all the machines were calibrated and tested before the election.

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