The progressive New Hampshire Campaign for Voting Rights this week called on the Ssecretary of state’s office to conduct a “full review” of ballots for the upcoming general election after finding that some incorrect absentee ballots and sample ballots were printed and distributed. WMUR has learned that on Tuesday, the New Hampshire Democratic Party went further and issued a formal election law complaint to the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office, requesting that “immediate action be taken to audit all ballots issued for the Nov. 6 election.” According to a statement provided by the NHDP to WMUR, “The party has also requested corrections on inaccurate ballots, that voters in receipt of inaccurate ballots be notified and issued a correct ballot, and that an investigation into the publication and distribution of ballots occur immediately.”
Deputy Secretary of State David Scanlan said Tuesday that the issues cited by the groups have been corrected.
“This happens every election and the number of issues is comparable to past elections,” Scanlan told WMUR. “There are a lot of moving parts. There are thousands of unique ballots that get printed and a tremendous amount of proofing takes place, but there are often