Voters are choosing between Democrat Doug Jones and Republican Roy Moore today in the special election for the U.S. Senate.
Montgomery County Probate Judge Steven Reed said that as of shortly before noon, 16 percent of the county's registered voters had voted in the election. The Alabama Secretary of State's Office expects a 20% voter turnout for Tuesday. "That ballot is scanned and they destroy [the ballots] after the election".
Baldwin County Probate Court Judge Tim Russell says more than "1500 absentee ballots were requested, which is nearly three times the number requested for the run-off".
A circuit judge on Monday ordered election officials to set voting machines to save all digital ballot images, which would preserve voting records in the event of a recount.
A group of four Alabama voters filed a lawsuit last Thursday arguing that the state is required by law to preserve the images.Читайте также: Iranian President Reiterates Tehran's Continued Support for Palestine
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he cast an absentee ballot in Tuesday's special Senate election in Alabama but declined to specify his choice, saying he "valued the sanctity of the ballot".
Candidates: Roy Moore is the Republican candidate.
Those disclosures have led to swings in pre-election polls, prompting the voting rights advocates to sue to ensure all the votes cast are accurately counted.
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