Election Coverage from MPR

Statewide recounts would be done by machine with a possibility for a runoff election under a new bill proposed by a Republican state senator. (01/26/2009)
The recount trial is underway in a St. Paul courtroom to determine the winner of Minnesota's U.S. Senate election. Rejected absentee ballots are at the heart of the case, said Minneapolis criminal defense attorney Joe Friedberg in his opening statements on behalf of former Senator Norm Coleman. (01/26/2009)
Nearly three months after Election Day, opening statements begin Monday afternoon in a trial that is sure to go down as a major chapter in Minnesota election history. Republican Norm Coleman is contesting the Senate election that put Democrat Al Franken ahead by a mere 225 votes. (01/25/2009)
A trio of judges rejected Republican Norm Coleman's request to investigate alleged vote-counting irregularities in precincts around the state over the weekend, just days before they begin hearing Coleman's lawsuit over the Minnesota Senate recount. (01/23/2009)
The new president has laid out his vision and the new Congress is poised to respond. Is it politics as usual? (Midday, 01/23/2009)
Several thousand abortion opponents gathered at the State Capitol Thursday for their annual march and rally. (01/23/2009)


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