Valley Grande voting problems near an end

Published 12:00 am Friday, June 20, 2008

The Selma Times-Journal

Valley Grande City Council met Thursday night to straighten out any possible complications for the upcoming election.

A special meeting was called to declare a specific voting location and correct information regarding the city&8217;s voting machines.

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Valley Grande had not formerly acknowledged a particular voting site until this meeting.

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights states that a city must formerly declare at least one voting location.

The council also corrected model numbers of their voting machines.

The Civil Rights Commission of the Justice Department requires a 60-day notification of the models used in elections. Valley Grande will be able to make the requirement.

Valley Grande is not the only small city from Alabama with election issues.

Lee explained that the election setbacks were due to &8220;inadvertent miscommunication.&8221;