Will Ohio count your vote? Enquirer in-depth: Voters' and poll workers'missteps trash thousands of ballots
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Each election year, Ohio residents cast thousands of ballots that are not counted.
Despite efforts to simplify the state’s voting to avoid widespread discarding of ballots, it could happen again in November’s presidential race.
The Enquirer, during a weeks-long examination of the state’s electoral procedures, found that voting – America’s most precious right and the foundation for all others – is a fragile civic exercise for many Ohioans.