The Washington County Election Commission made another mistake on ballots this year — giving 17 Fayetteville voters the wrong ballots. KARK reports.

The effect, among others, was to deprive those voters on Sinclair Avenue of a ballot in the hotly contested race for Arkansas House between Democrat Denise Garner and Republican Rep. Charlie Collins. The commission says those voters will be given correct ballots.

Earlier, the commission had given a key central Fayetteville precinct a ballot without another hot legislative race between Democrat Greg Leding and Republican Dawn Clemence for Senate District 4. That issue supposedly was corrected with an opportunity for early voters to add a vote for that race after being given a ballot without it.

Heckuva race for House. According to filings Tuesday, the candidates have spent about a quarter-of-a-million dollars — $117,000 for Collins and $139,000 for Garner. In that Senate race, by comparison, Leding has spent $41,000 and Clemence $37,000.