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Obama’s name misspelled on 2,000 Fla. ballots From WKMG Local 6 Orlando

ORLANDO – As Florida’s primary approaches, there are already reported problems concerning ballots in Central Florida. Some 2,000 absentee ballots in Volusia County have been mailed with Barack Obama’s first name misspelled. On the ballot, the candidate’s name is spelled B-A-R-A-K, Local 6 News reported Sunday.

Supervisor of Elections Ann McFall assured people that the voting equipment will be able to read the ballots despite the error and all votes for the misspelled name will count for Obama.”