A week ago Argentina held primaries for the presidential election, but in the city of Rawson the most discussed event was not the results, but a strange incident at one of the polling stations.
According to local media, an elderly woman with completely gray hair came to the polling station located in the Escuela 14 de Febrero school in the San Juan department.
She went to table No. 698, put down her ID card, and then went to one of the booths with a ballot box. A minute or two passed, but the woman did not come out of the booth.
In the meantime, other voters arrived and a small queue had already formed. People started grumbling and asking the authorities to check what was going on in the booth.
A group of military personnel observed how the elections were going on at each polling station and, after complaints from people, entered the voting booth.
To everyone’s surprise, it was completely empty. The woman seemed to have disappeared. And when those sitting at table No. 698 started looking for her ID card, they did not find it; it had also mysteriously disappeared.
Many people saw the gray-haired old woman enter the booth, but no one saw her come out of it, and even less saw her go to the desk to get her documents.
People began to speculate that the woman might be a ghost, and the chief of the station even said that magic might be involved or the old woman might be a witch.
There was also a version that it was the spirit of a deceased teacher or a resident of one of the nearby houses and that she just wanted to fulfill “her civic duty” by coming to vote.
To all skeptics, the station chief replied “think what you want” and added that the incident was witnessed by both ordinary people and the military.