Rensselaer Co. NY absentee ballot (Michael P Farrell, TimesUnion.com)
Tho the S and the B aren't close on a keyboard, Rennselaer County election officials and three proofreaders failed to catch the misspelling before mailing the absentee ballots to 300 voters.
Here's the link to the full ballot:
TimesUnion pdf of Osama absentee ballot.
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