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Signatures are key Senate trial issue

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ST. PAUL -- The absentee application was signed "B Weitenbach" and the ballot envelope was signed "William Alan Weitenbach."

With that difference -- one a full name, the other shorthand for Bill Weitenbach -- the Elk River man's vote was excluded from Minnesota's November election.

"I suspect that it was because of the signature," Weitenbach concluded during testimony in the U.S. Senate election trial.

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