Alabama AG Looking Into Uniontown Voting Problems

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama's attorney general is looking into voting in Uniontown, where the recent election raised questions after there were more registered voters than the town's listed population.

The Tuscaloosa News ( reports that Attorney General Luther Strange's office said Thursday that he's looking into unusual voter registration, but had no further comment.

Uniontown has a population of 1,775, according to the 2010 census. But the Perry County board of registrars says there are 2,587 registered voters in the town.

The total votes casted in Uniontown on Tuesday were 1,431, which represented a turnout of 55 percent of the number of registered voters and 80.6 percent of the town's population. According to the census, when compared with the 1,140 people in the town who are 18 and older, the turnout was 125 percent.

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