Pike County is counting mail-in and absentee ballots today

| 04 Nov 2020 | 02:59

Milford. The Pike County Elections Office scanned and recorded 13,134 mail-in and absentee ballots on Election Day, from 7:00 a.m. until about 9:30 p.m., with the help of a computation team of 20 during three shifts throughout the day, according to Krista Gromalski, communications director at the Pike County Commissioners Office.

The entire process was live streamed onto the county’s YouTube channel.

On Election Day, there were 156 poll workers at Pike County’s 18 polling locations, Gromalski said.

The official canvassing of the vote will be held on Friday, Nov. 6, beginning at 9 a.m., in the Administration Building, 506 Broad St., Milford, according to Gromalski. The canvass meeting will be adjourned to commence scanning and counting of all mail-in and absentee ballots received after 8 p.m. on Election Day having a postmark no later than Election Day or a missing or illegible postmark. Again, this will be live streamed.