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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Cheaper Douglas County election plan proved costly

9 July 2012

By Matt Wynn
WORLD-HERALD STAFF WRITER

The great polling place controversy of 2012 - the plan born of a desire to cut spending and streamline elections - wound up costing Douglas County taxpayers about $115,000 more than expected.

To make up for the shortfall, Election Commissioner Dave Phipps had to plead to the County Board twice in the past few weeks for budget increases totaling $70,000.

Read the full story here: http://www.omaha.com/article/20120709/NEWS/707099929/1694