UPDATE: 7:05 a.m. - Nov. 9, 2022
MISSOULA - Missoula County Elections Office officials say there are still at least 5,500 ballots remaining to count from the Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, election.
The counting of the remaining votes will begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.
(second report: 9:20 p.m. - Nov. 8, 2022)
MISSOULA - Following an initial delay after the polls closed in Tuesday's election, Missoula County has now begun releasing initial numbers to the media.
Missoula County Elections Administrator Bradley Seaman previously told MTN News they had hoped to have results available by roughly 10 p.m.
Missoula County will stop tallying the votes at midnight and then resume at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, according to officials.
(first report: 8:36 p.m. - Nov. 8, 2022)
MISSOULA - There has been a delay in the counting of the ballots in Tuesday's election in Missoula County.
According to a social media post, "initial results will be delayed because results from Monday's equipment testing were inadvertently included when compiling the 8 p.m. report."
The problem has been corrected and Missoula County elections officials say they "expect a report in the next few hours."
Missoula County Elections Administrator Bradley Seaman tells MTN News they hope to have results available by roughly 10 p.m.