Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Al Franken's vote-tally appeal blunted

Al Franken wants erroneously rejected absentee ballots to be counted in the state's official tally. The recount is scheduled to begin Wednesday

The eleventh-hour maneuvering occurred as the five-member state Canvassing Board prepared to meet at 1 p.m. today in St. Paul to review results showing Republican Sen. Norm Coleman with a lead of 215 votes out of more than 2.9 million cast. ...

Story at http://www.startribune.com/politics/state/34607244.html