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Uniontown had too many voters, Republicans claim

Agriculture commissioner seeks federal involvement in Uniontown voting | GadsdenTimes.com
The Gadsden Times reports: State agriculture Commissioner John McMillan on Friday upped the ante in the Uniontown voting numbers case by calling for U.S. Department of Justice voting monitors who were just in Alabama last week to return to the state.

The state agriculture commissioner, governor and state auditor each get to appoint one member of the three-member county boards of voting registrars, except in Jefferson County.

Eyebrows were raised after Tuesday's election when it was learned that 130 percent of the town's 2010 population of 1,775 people were registered to vote. A total of 1,431 people voted for mayor and slightly less in the council races, 570 by absentee ballot. ...

Total votes cast represented 125 percent of the 1,140 people in the town who were 18 and older on Census day. -- Read the whole story -->

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