These results were totally wrong. However, the front page article got the results correct.
The only “Who didn’t” listed correctly was Maritza Cruz; the other 5 all made the top 12, and are thus on the ballot. Supporters of Alaimo, Callahan, Dellasante, Grandone, and Mahoney must have all been pretty sad when they found out their candidates did not, in fact, “make the cut.”
If you had randomly assigned people to categories, you would have done better than this chart.
This especially distorts the performance of Grace Ross, who was the most successful challenger, coming in at #6 and beating 2 incumbents in the process.
A chart on the front page of some editions of todayâ€™s Telegram & Gazette gave incorrect results.
They owe people a pretty serious correction.
Thanks to an anonymous friend for the scans of the paper.
Update: The apology includes a nice chart:
The template had been produced earlier in the day to determine space needs and was mistakenly left on the page by the editor.