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Alexandria voter part of Senate recount saga

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ALEXANDRIA - When Ole Nyland of Alexandria voted last fall, he did what he's been doing for the last three or four elections.

He got an absentee ballot and visited his wife, Eleanor, at Knute Nelson nursing home. Together, they went through their ballots and decided who to vote for.


Because Ole can't see very well, Eleanor marked his ballot for him. "She's pretty fussy about the ballot - she makes sure the circles are all filled in," Ole said.

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