Peterborough City Council say that they are "incredibly sorry" after almost 2,000 people living in the city were sent the wrong postal ballot paper.
Voters in the local authority wards of Park, North and East Stanground may have received the incorrect ballot sheets for either North West Cambridgeshire or Peterborough constituencies.
Peterborough City Council has put the problem down to "human error" at the printers. Replacement ballot papers are expected to go out before the end of the week.
"On Tuesday 21 April we were notified that voters in three local authority wards of Peterborough; Park, North and Stanground East may have incorrectly received parliamentary election ballot sheets for either North West Cambridgeshire or Peterborough constituencies.
We immediately contacted the Electoral Commission to discuss with them how best to put this situation right and have now written to each resident affected explaining what to do next.
A mistake was made by the company that printed and posted the ballot forms on our behalf. Our hard working team of election staff is now working round the clock to make sure everybody affected receives new ballot papers and no incorrect votes are counted.
We are obviously incredibly sorry for the inconvenience caused."
Peterborough City Council has confirmed some residents may have received the wrong postal ballot paper following 'human error' at the printers.
Residents may have received the wrong postal ballot paper. We are aware & are writing to everyone affected on what to do now. More to follow
The council goes on to say: "We're working with Electoral Commission to correct the mistake made by the printer. Everybody's vote will be counted & valid."
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