BRIDGEPORT - A full recount of all votes cast in Bridgeport started today following ballot shortages and extended voting hours on Election Day.

Members of the Connecticut Citizen Election Audit Coalition helped lead the unofficial recount, which is being organized by The Connecticut Post.

Counters are expected to review more than 22,000 ballots, including absentee, provisional and write-in votes.

Voters turn out over Bridgeport ballot shortages