As the counting of ballots started in Broward on Monday, election officials and backers of the statewide amendment had verified no additional ballots were missing the medical marijuana question.
Broward Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes allowed reporters and United for Care, a political committee backing Amendment 2, to observe the first 40 minutes of workers opening up the ballots at the elections warehouse in Lauderhill . They started with the Oakland Park ballots since the two verified reports of ballots missing the medical marijuana question came from that city.
After watching county officials examine the Oakland Park ballots, United for Care campaign manager Ben Pollara said that he had some additional confidence that the vast majority of voters in Broward received a complete ballot containing the medical marijuana question.
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