City election officials issue statement amid delay in preliminary election results

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BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston election officials issued a statement amid a delay in reporting the preliminary election results Tuesday night.

About 7,000 ballots were received via US Mail or by dropbox by the 8 p.m. deadline and must be cross-referenced with voter lists that will be delivered to City Hall to confirm the voter didn’t already vote in person.

Once a precinct is fully tallied, including all mail votes, the unofficial results can be reported.

All ballots will be counted before the end of the night per state law, officials said.

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