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    Not one voter cast a ballot in one Minneapolis precinct on Election Day. That's because the only living species in Ward 10, Precinct 3B, is of the aquatic variety.

    A newly redistricted precinct map shows 3B is located entirely in the eastern half of Lake Calhoun -- the biggest lake in Minneapolis. City Clerk Casey Carl says the watery precinct is the "unintentional result of a programming error" made in drawing new ward boundary lines.

    Charter Commission chairman Barry Clegg tells the Star Tribune that the mapping software couldn't draw a line around the edge of the lake without putting a census block in the wrong ward. Clegg says it was supposed to be cleaned up for the final map, but never was
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    Minneapolis voting precinct located entirely in a lake | Fox News


    Not one voter cast a ballot in one Minneapolis precinct on Election Day. That's because the only living species in Ward 10, Precinct 3B, is of the aquatic variety.

    A newly redistricted precinct map shows 3B is located entirely in the eastern half of Lake Calhoun -- the biggest lake in Minneapolis. City Clerk Casey Carl says the watery precinct is the "unintentional result of a programming error" made in drawing new ward boundary lines.

    Charter Commission chairman Barry Clegg tells the Star Tribune that the mapping software couldn't draw a line around the edge of the lake without putting a census block in the wrong ward. Clegg says it was supposed to be cleaned up for the final map, but never was
    I'm surprised that Obama didn't get 100% of the vote there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wolfie View Post
    I'm surprised that Obama didn't get 100% of the vote there.
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