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Missoula County nears completion of midterm election ballot counting

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Posted at 10:53 AM, Nov 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-09 17:21:47-05

UPDATE: 3:15 p.m. - Nov. 9, 2022

MISSOULA - Missoula County officials report they hope to complete the count of the ballots cast in the Nov. 8, 2022, election by around 5 p.m. Wednesday.

According to a news release, the update will include all regular ballots for Missoula County.

Missoula County also received approximately 1,622 provisional ballots — which by law, — are tabulated on the Monday following the election.

In Missoula County, this will take place at 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, at the Elections Center.

The Missoula County Elections Office reports the current absentee ballot return rate for the county is 74% while current voter turnout for the election is 60.7%

(first report: 10:53 a.m. - Nov. 9, 2022)

MISSOULA - The votes are once again being tallied in Missoula following the Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 election.

The Missoula County Elections Office had previously stated there were more than 5,500 ballots remaining to be counted.

There was a delay in the counting process on Tuesday after the elections office stated that "initial results will be delayed because results from Monday's equipment testing were inadvertently included when compiling the 8 p.m. report."