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On the Election page, the column on the right (containing some stats, a text box beginning with the phrase "In the election phase, 10 candidates...", and any votes you've cast) overlaps the candidates' blurbs.

Screenshot of text box overlap:

Picture of bug

Just the votes, after scrolling down:

Picture of bug

Only the first blurb is obscured by the text box (and, admittedly, only slightly obscured - The box is semitransparent), but the votes scroll with you all the way down the page.

The Electronics election page demonstrates the bug right now, if you've already voted.

Chrome 11, FF 4, Windows XP
Safari 5, FF 4, Mac OS X 10.6

Bumping this because, hopefully, some of the devs will be willing and able to vote on the Stack Overflow election, making it no longer , and fix the bug.

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No repro here on IE8 on XP, but I can't vote so I don't know whether or not that'd impact it. – Grace Note May 5 '11 at 18:33
No repro FF4 or IE8 on Win7; same caveat as @Grace – Pops May 5 '11 at 18:37
I reproduced it on FF4 on XP, but only after logging in (and I have voted). No repro without the login, though. – Kevin Vermeer May 5 '11 at 19:24
I can't reproduce this with any browsers on Win7. I don't have XP atm to test it though. – Jin May 6 '11 at 2:57
@Jin - Did you vote? – Kevin Vermeer May 7 '11 at 21:16
I get this error as well in safari on OS X. I have no zooming on the page. – Dean May 7 '11 at 21:16
I can reproduce this in Chrome and Firefox on Win7 – W5VO May 7 '11 at 22:02
FWIW I repro'd this last year and thought I had told the dev's and they had looked at it. I believe it was Jin I told. – jcolebrand Jun 6 '11 at 22:52
@jcolebrand - It's still status-norepro, though, so it's unlikely to get much more attention. – Kevin Vermeer Jun 7 '11 at 3:03
@Kevin ~ Nah, I just need to wait till the next time I do elections and I'll give them a walkthrough on the repro issue. I'm not sure when that will be, sadly enough. But see the comments below, it's status repro when we know what to tell the team. – jcolebrand Jun 7 '11 at 14:15
@jcolebrand - Can't they just start an election on their test instance? I think part of the reason that this hasn't been reproduced is that they (the devs) don't want to participate in an election (thus skewing the results) just to reproduce a minor formatting bug. – Kevin Vermeer Jun 7 '11 at 20:33
@Kevin - I really doubt that. – jcolebrand Jun 7 '11 at 21:06
@jcolebrand - Math.SE election has come and gone, and this bug is still status-norepro. – Kevin Vermeer Jun 28 '11 at 13:03
Yeah, I couldn't participate on that one, still waiting for one I can that I remember to.. – jcolebrand Jun 28 '11 at 13:54
up vote -1 down vote accepted

I can't repro this in Windows 7 at all:

  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • IE9

all look fine, either logged in or logged out.

It could be some kind of font issue with your installation of Windows XP, but that font list is very generic.

Are you "zooming" the page or fonts in any way?

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No, I am not zooming at all. It only occurs after a vote has been cast, which places a new element at the right side of the page. Did you do that? – Kevin Vermeer May 7 '11 at 21:15
@reem ah, that helps clarify – Jeff Atwood May 8 '11 at 4:51
Norepro in the current election, either, so it seems to have been fixed. – Kevin Vermeer Nov 19 '11 at 19:56

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