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Police Find Election Ballot Box on Road

Glendale Police officers found the ballot box off Chevy Chase Drive. An inspector apparently left a local polling place with the ballot box on top of his car, according to The Glendale News-Press.

Police discovered an election ballot box in a Glendale road, The Glendale News-Press reported. 

An inspector who finished election operations at a home garage polling place apparently put the ballot box on top of his car, said Efrain Escobedo, a manager for the Los Angeles County registrar-recorder in an interview with The News-Press.

Police found the ballot box about 9:20 p.m. Tuesday on Chevy Chase Drive in Glendale, The News-Press reported. 

The inspector has worked on 12 elections in the county and was asked to retrace his steps to the 600 block of Glenandale Terrace in Glendale, according to the newspaper. 

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Diana R Rising November 11, 2012 at 03:24 AM
I'm curious, do we know if this invalidates the ballots, or is everything ok with those votes?
Denise November 13, 2012 at 01:20 AM
Diana, The Ballot Box in question, is only used for ballots during voting time. Once voting has stopped, the ballots are removed & counted, & then placed in a much smaller sealed box. All that is left in the 'ballot box' are the supplies that are used for the election....signs, flags, & all the misc, but no ballots.
ROBERT E. FISHBACK November 30, 2012 at 04:29 AM
I believe ballot boxes are only used during voting time, and I believe the ballots are counted. I think the crux of the question was had they been counted before the box fell on the street. It makes a difference where they were counted. This is a mild humor piece. Kidding abit..

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