WATCH: Malfunctioning voting machine switched votes in runoff for Mississippi governor
OXFORD, Miss. (WMC) - A voting machine in Lafayette County, Mississippi was taken out of service after malfunctioning during Tuesday’s runoff election.
A video shared with WMC Action News 5 shows a voter selecting Bill Waller, only for the machine to select Tate Reeves instead.
County officials said someone reported the issue sometime Tuesday morning after polls opened. Officials said the machine was tested Friday and worked fine but was likely mishandled and lost its calibration.
The machine was taken out of service.
County officials said 19 votes were cast before the issue was reported and all of those votes were counted.
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