'The vote buying capital of the world': In one Appalachian county, election lore lives on

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SALYERSVILLE, Ky. –  The worries and rumors about vote-buying began swirling once again through the Appalachian hills of this Kentucky coal county last month.

Local election officials saw red flags ahead of the midterms. Among the nearly 11,500 people in Magoffin County, there had been a larger percentage of voters requesting absentee ballots than anywhere else in Kentucky. 

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