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'Butterfly Ballot' Architect Voted Out of Office

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'Butterfly Ballot' Architect Voted Out of Office

'Butterfly Ballot' Architect Voted Out of Office

'Butterfly Ballot' Architect Voted Out of Office

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NPR's Eric Weiner profiles Theresa LePore, the election official in Florida's Palm Beach County blamed for the infamous "butterfly ballot" of 2000 — a paper ballot format that allegedly confused voters and cost former Vice President Al Gore many votes. She was recently voted out of office.

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