State Election Officials Reject Over 100,000 Mail-In Ballots Due To Mistakes

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State election officials have rejected over 100,000 mail-in ballots during the March presidential primary due to mistakes. The California Secretary of State’s election data shows 102,428 mail-in ballots were disqualified in the state’s 58 counties, which is about 1.5% of the nearly 7 million mail-in ballots returned. That percentage is the highest in a primary since 2014. The most common problem in the state was missing the deadline for the ballot to be mailed and arrive.