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Cherokee County commissioner wants answers about last week's election numbers

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A Cherokee County, Kansas commissioner wants results from last week's election to be double checked.

Commissioner Richard Hilderbrand is asking the county clerk to compare the number of ballots that were cast to the actual number of people who signed their names at the poll before voting.  Hilderbrand says he asked for the numbers Monday, but was not given them.

The clerk says some voters were handed provisional ballots if they wanted to vote for a political party that was different from the one listed on the voter registration.

The county clerk says there were 88 provisional ballots.

Today commissioners met with the county clerk to discuss approving the results of last week's election.

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