Witnesses differed on whether the gun was easily seen in the backpack or if had fallen out.
The state's bipartisan elections commission approved the use of ballot drop boxes in early 2020, and they were rolled out in both conservative and liberal areas of the state.
"The danger you put them in is staggering," the judge said of Jones' children.
All told, more than 4,600 of Madison's approximately 112,000 households received help, O'Keefe said.
"It took three months to come to this?" Reneé Supple said.
This past spring, the board posted the job again and decided to ask all the candidates who had applied for the job last year to apply again.
The incidents involving Clash-Miller this week happened at Witte Hall.
Clash-Miller was arrested after a foot chase.
She is being held on $100,000 bond.