DeVenny leads, pending absentees

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By Mark Manicone

Lancaster Mayor Alston DeVenny was leading by double digits in his race for re-election Tuesday night, far outpacing Tamara Green Garris, but a problem with absentee ballots was holding up the final numbers.
At press time, the 56-year-old attorney had received 1,235 votes, 57 percent of the total. Garris got 931, or 43 percent. But those numbers did not appear to include the paper absentee ballots, because of an apparent problem with the machine counting of those ballots.

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