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Al Franken attorney Kevin Hamilton looks over an exhibit with Beltrami County auditor and election administrator Kay Mack, right, during the U.S. Senate election trial Tuesday. Mack testified about how she and Beltrami County election officials handled absentee ballots. Pool photo by Jim Mone, Associated Press

Trial digs into voter complexities


ST. PAUL - Kay Mack only talked about a handful of ballots, but her testimony Tuesday illustrated the complexity of a major issue in the U.S. Senate election trial.

The Beltrami County auditor told the court that her county interpreted an absentee ballot law about voter registration differently than did other counties, but Mack also said she was confident Beltrami County properly rejected unlawful ballots.

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