Conservative leadership race results delayed after machines rip thousands of ballots

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The program announcing Conservative leadership results was set to begin at 6 p.m. ET.

leadership race were repeatedly delayed Sunday night after technical issues with some of the machines used in the ballot counting process.

It marked the latest challenge to a leadership race already forced to adjust course in light of the new restrictions and realities imposed by the response to the coronavirus pandemic.Conservative officials say thousands of ballots were damaged by machines used to open the envelopes containing the ballots.More details on torn ballots: it happened with the machine that opens the envelopes. It is supposed to slice open just the envelope, but was cutting into the ballots in a few thousand cases.

The hybrid convention format was originally scheduled to get underway at 6 p.m. ET with first ballot results around 7:10 p.m. and possibly second ballot results at 7:35 p.m. before a victory speech at 8 p.m.That 6 p.m. start was initially delayed by 90 minutes to 7:30 p.m. but has yet to get underway.

It now appears the program could begin around 8:30 p.m. with a break at 9 p.m., and first ballot results possibly available around 10 p.m.Four candidates vying for Conservative leadership


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LOL, machines maybe made under the surveillance of the CPP?, machines clearly are becoming intelligent when some kind of humans try to use them.

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