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10/26/2012 Bending the Straight Ticket Vote

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Alabama voters may not be aware that they can mark a straight-ticket ballot for one party, but then go down the ballot and vote for candidates of the other party. The little known process is called bending the straight ticket vote.

Alabama’s Deputy Secretary of State, Emily Thompson says there is no limit on how many candidates can be marked in the other party, and the ballot will still be counted.

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Written by 49 County News.Net

October 26, 2012 at 10:32 PM

Posted in News

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