Sangamon County Clerk speaks on ballot shortages

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SPRINGFIELD - Sangamon County Clerk Don Gray has responded to concerns regarding problems that arose for voters during Tuesday's Primary Elections.

According to our news partners at WTAX, Gray says that the reason several polling locations ran out of ballots was due to a higher-than-average number of voters.  Gray also tells WTAX that ballots are printed based on votes from prior elections.

WAND News received multiple reports of precincts running out of ballots Tuesday eveningSangamon County Democratic Party Chairwoman Doris Turner held a press conference regarding the issues voters were facing just after 6:00 p.m. on Election Day.

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