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TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A county in north Mississippi will use new voting machines starting with the federal primaries in June.

The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports that Lee County will continue to use paper ballots. But new machines will tell people whether they have made mistakes that might invalidate some of their votes.

Scanners will notify voters if they have selected too many names for a given race, which means none of the selections would be counted. New tabulation devices will let a voter retrieve an invalidly marked ballot and select again.

Only a few Mississippi counties use paper ballots. Most use a fully electronic voting system.


Information from: Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal,