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Topic - Linda Lindberg
A recount of the votes in the Virginia attorney general's race will begin Dec. 16, but a number of jurisdictions, including Alexandria, are facing hand recounts thanks to voting machines considered outdated by the state's electoral board.
Elections officials in Arlington acknowledged Wednesday that the county's electoral board accepted more than a dozen provisional ballots in which a voter's name had been checked off mistakenly as already having voted, a discrepancy apparently chalked up to errors by poll workers.
In an Oct. 12 story about teen condom use, The Associated Press erroneously reported the first name of a Guttmacher Institute senior research associate. Her name is Laura Lindberg, not Linda Lindberg.
Ms. Lindberg said Arlington has to hand-count a little more than 2,000 paper ballots that came in via mail or printed out from email ballots sent from overseas.
Linda Lindberg, general registrar for the Arlington County Electoral Board, said her jurisdiction uses only electronic ballots at the precinct level, and those can be set to only count votes for a certain race.