Printing error omits 118,000 names from voting rosters in Los Angeles County

JB Lacroix  Getty Images Antonio Villaraigosa attends the Human Rights Campaign's 2017

JB Lacroix Getty Images Antonio Villaraigosa attends the Human Rights Campaign's 2017

Almost 120,000 names were left off the voting rolls in Los Angeles during Tuesday's crucial jungle primary due to a printing error, local officials said.

Actor Henry Winkler - best known for playing Arthur "Fonzie" Fonzarelli on the 1970s sitcom "Happy Days" - said his name was not listed at his polling place when he went to vote in California's primary Tuesday.

In addition to the governor's race, Californians were voting in primaries for both senators and a number of U.S. House races.

County Supervisor Hilda Solis issued a statement urging affected voters to obtain and fill out a provisional ballot.

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Logan's office said 95 to 90 percent of provisional ballots are usually determined to be valid and are counted in voting numbers. "Voters ought to be assured their vote will probably be counted".

The office estimates that just over 500,000 ballots are left to be counted, which includes provisional ballots (141,000), vote-by-mail ballots (358,700) and miscellaneous ballots (3,970) including damaged, ballots with write-ins and others that may "require further review".

Officials say they are still working to identify what caused some names to not be included on printed lists of voters. "You have the right to vote. If you were turned away, return to your polling place & exercise your right to vote by requesting a provisional ballot", Villaraigosa tweeted Tuesday evening.

Gubernatorial candidate and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa provides a press release at an election-night watch occasion Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in Los Angeles.

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California Secretary of State Alex Padilla has asked for a detail report to explain the errors, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Previous election information present that on common 85 to 90 % of provisional ballots are made a decision to be legitimate and counted, based on the Registrar-Recorder's workplace.

Republican John Cox, who has the endorsement of President Donald Trump, has been projected by the AP as the second finisher, which would secure him a spot on the November ballot against Newsom. Newsom and Cox stood at 34.2 percent and 26.5 percent, respectively.

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