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Ballot design may have caused undervote in Florida election

Matthew Doig and Maurice Tamman of the Herald-Tribune analyzed every ballot cast in Sarasota County in an effort to understand the substantial undervote for the disputed District 13 congressional race. Their analysis points to ballot design as the culprit, although they discuss other theories offered to explain the dramatic 13 percent undervote, or "nearly twice as high as any competitive congressional race in Florida in at least a decade," according to this report.

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