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Puerto Ricans, upset at botched primary, demand answers

WorldNews Monday, 10 August 2020
Puerto Ricans, upset at botched primary, demand answersSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Ricans demanded answers Monday after botched primaries forced officials to reschedule voting at centers lacking ballots, an unprecedented decision being called a blow to the U.S. territory's democracy. The island’s elections commission remained silent as anger and embarrassment spread across Puerto Rico one day after hundreds of voters were turned away from shuttered centers that for unknown reasons received ballots several hours late or never received them at all. It was the first time primaries have been halted and led many to worry that it has cracked Puerto Ricans’ confidence in their government and could affect the outcome of upcoming November general...
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News video: Puerto Rico’s Governor Calls for Election Commissioner to Resign After Voters Turned Away Due to Lack of Ballots

Puerto Rico’s Governor Calls for Election Commissioner to Resign After Voters Turned Away Due to Lack of Ballots 00:51

After a lack of ballots, Puerto Rico was forced to partially suspend it’s primary election. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.

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