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Voting Machine Problems Plagued Cumberland County

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FAYETTEVILLE — May 8, 1996 - 11:52 a.m. EDT

One voting machine kept poll-workers in Cumberland County busier than most in the state Tuesday.

Children inserted campaign flyers into a machine at the Cumberland Mills Elementary School twice during an otherwise not-so-busy election day.

The equipment shut down and election workers had to call for help.

Once the machine was reset, ballots had to be fed into it again

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