Dozens of poll watchers at polling stations

Vishnu Ramaswamy was one of dozens of poll watchers who hovered around voting places today, ready to leap at any complaints of irregularities or registration problems.

Ramaswamy, a third-year law student at the University of Minnesota, was working for a DFL action center in South Minneapolis. Things had been quiet, he said, except for a voting machine glitch that slowed down the election process for two precincts.

“We just want to make sure we are not losing voters,” Ramaswamy said.  

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