A vendor error resulted in nearly 100,000 voters in Brooklyn, New York City receiving absentee ballots with wrong names and addresses on them.
Election board director Michael Ryan said that the ballots were being remailed to make sure no voters in the borough are disenfranchised.
In other mail-in ballot errors, voters in Queens received military ballots even though they had never served in the armed forces. In Virginia, 1,400 voters received two absentee ballots each.
Officials in both parties acknowledged that the erroneous ballots confused voters and led to a growing mistrust of the mail-in balloting process.
“It’s absolutely outrageous that when everyone is watching them, they still screw up the most basic thing, which is printing the ballot correctly,” Queens Democrat Van Bramer said.
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