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Voter mistake causes delay, but ballot was still counted

A Mason County resident who contacted the Journal about his uncounted March 12 presidential primary ballot says its now been tabulated.

Scott Gordon said the delay was because he mistakenly signed his wife’s return envelope.

“I appreciate everybody looking into it,” Gordon said in a voice message.

Mason County Auditor Steve Duenkel’s investigation showed the ballot arrived at the elections department Feb. 21 and was counted in the results for the March 12 presidential primary.

When Gordon checked the status of his ballot through the Mason County elections website, he was “shocked” to see it ha...


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