Johnson County works out coding bug in election system; Vendor apologizes for counting delay

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Johnson County election officials believe they have worked out the bug in their election system that led to an extensive delay in counting votes election night.

The county announced on Monday morning that Election Systems & Software has resolved the issue that delayed statewide election results until early Wednesday morning, more than 12 hours after polls closed on Election Day.

The county said the company has rewritten the vote aggregation software code, which was blamed on the slow reporting of results on Election Day.

"The slow reporting of results was unacceptable, and we apologize,” said Tom Burt, president and chief . . .

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