Officials in Midland County, TX just found a ballot box containing 836 uncounted votes for a local bond issue

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A proposal for a $569 million bond failed, then passed and could fail again after the discovery of missing ballot box from the November election.

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Monday morning elections officials opened a recently found ballot box, inside was 836 votes that weren’t counted in the recount.

For weeks the elections office and the public has been scratching their heads over how the recount had 820, then 840 fewer votes than the original tally.

“This ballot’s from this election,” Midland County Elections Administrator Deborah Land announced as she opened up that silver box before a courtroom.

Stunned murmurs filled the courtroom—836 votes lost for weeks and suddenly found.

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