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Republican Norm Coleman, right, listens as Gerald Anderson, left, testifies about his absentee ballot during the U.S. Senate election trial Tuesday in St. Paul. (Jim Mone/AP pool photo)

Coleman turns to voters in trial

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ST. PAUL - Gerald Anderson climbed from his wheelchair and walked slowly to the witness stand.

But Anderson, who said he is blind and disabled, was quick to tell those watching Minnesota's U.S. Senate election trial that he has voted for many years, so he could not understand why his absentee ballot was discarded in the recent election.


The St. Paul man said his wife's ballot was counted while his was rejected.

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