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Ballot shortage at some polls prompts review of city election

Ballots and election equipment are returned to City Hall after the election Tuesday. The number of polling places that ran out of ballots is unknown.
Photos by BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News
Municipal attorney Dennis Wheeler answers questions on Wednesday, April 4, 2012.
BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News
AccuVote machines are stacked by precinct in City Hall on Wednesday. On Tuesday, nearly 55,000 ballots were run through voting machines, representing about 27 percent of the registered voters. Many more ballots were cast, but the city can't say just how many yet.
Bill Roth / Anchorage Daily News
Craig Medred