PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Board of Elections expects to finish counting Election Day mail ballots by Thursday.
The Providence Journal reports that the board began counting an estimated 26,000 to 27,000 mail ballots on Tuesday, but stopped at about 11 p.m.
Counting resumed Wednesday morning and halted shortly before 4 p.m.
Robert Kando, executive director of the Board of Elections, and Robert B. Rapoza, director of elections, say the count was expected to resume between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Thursday and end in the afternoon.
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