LUZERNE COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — A special election has hit a major roadblock in Luzerne County as mail-in ballots did not arrive for hundred of voters on Tuesday.

The special election is for a State Representative to fill the seat of Tarah Toohil who is now a County Judge. 305 people who requested mail-in ballots have not yet received them. A judge says those ballots can still be counted if they arrive and are postmarked by Friday.

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Luzerne County officials blame the Department of State for the mishap. Several members of the state legislature are asking for more information on why this happened.