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145 votes not counted in Sweden election after postal mix-up

People line up to place early votes in a western Sweden library. Photo: Förtidsröst

Published: 13.Sep.2018 16:58 hrs

Votes cast by 145 people have not been counted in the Swedish election, after a bag containing the ballot papers was delivered late.

The votes, which included those cast in all three of Sunday's elections, at the local, regional, and national levels, did not reach the electoral office in Falun in time.

As for why the bag failed to reach the electoral office, and who is responsible for the mix-up, the answer is not yet clear, with the Swedish postal service and Falu municipality each blaming the other for failing to adhere to their agreement.

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