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Election supervisor: irregularities in 207 of 2,257 polling stations

2021-10-14T09:15:50.582Z

In the election to the Berlin House of Representatives on September 26, there were irregularities in 207 of 2,257 polling stations. The state returning officer Petra Michaels announced on Thursday at a meeting of the state election committee. "That is a number that must scare us all and must also annoy us," said Michaelis. On the other hand, she could state that the election in over 2000 polling stations went off without any problems.



In the election to the Berlin House of Representatives on September 26, there were irregularities in 207 of 2,257 polling stations.

The state returning officer Petra Michaels announced on Thursday at a meeting of the state election committee.

"That is a number that must scare us all and must also annoy us," said Michaelis.

On the other hand, she could state that the election in over 2000 polling stations went off without any problems.

Berlin - After checking all the relevant documents from all Berlin districts, Michaelis presented a list with details of what went wrong.

These included delays in sending postal voting documents, incorrect or missing ballot papers, a temporary interruption of the election process in 73 pubs or long queues in front of polling stations.

Several hundred polling stations were open longer than usual.

dpa

Source: merkur

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