Minnesota Senate Recount

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A Ramsey County District Court judge has ordered the release of information on absentee voters who had their ballots disqualified in this month's U.S. Senate election. (11/19/2008)
Senate candidate Al Franken has met with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to brief him on the recount in Minnesota. (11/19/2008)
Minnesota election officials are beginning to hand count votes in the race between incumbent Norm Coleman and challenger Al Franken for the U.S. Senate. We'll have status reports from around the state. (Midday, 11/19/2008)
Election officials throughout Minnesota have begun recounting nearly three million ballots to determine who won the U.S. Senate race. (11/19/2008)
The State Canvassing Board Tuesday ordered local election officials to begin recounting the votes in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race starting Wednesday. But the board put off a decision on whether disputed absentee ballots should be included in the count. (11/18/2008)
The State Canvassing Board is expected to order a recount in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race when it meets today Tuesday in St. Paul. Democrat Al Franken's campaign will also make a last ditch plea that the board examine rejected absentee ballots before certifying the race results. (11/18/2008)
Democrat Al Franken's Senate campaign, trailing heading into a statewide recount, argued Monday that a key Minnesota election board needs to examine rejected absentee ballots before certifying the race results. (11/17/2008)
Soon teams of elections officials, in many places surrounded by partisan and nonpartisan observers, will begin the laborious process of hand-counting 2.9 million Minnesota votes in the close election between Norm Coleman and Al Franken. Minnesota's Secretary of State explains how the process will go. (Midmorning, 11/17/2008)
As Minnesota prepares to go through nearly 3 million ballots cast in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race, other elections have been getting a closer look around the state. Local races in Carver, Gaylord and Edina have all had recounts. (11/17/2008)
A conservative political group is proposing a photo ID requirement for all Minnesota voters, and an end to same-day registration. (11/17/2008)
Minnesota's Senate recount will be under way before Democrat Al Franken's lawsuit over rejected absentee ballots gets a court hearing. A judge set the hearing for Wednesday morning. (11/17/2008)
A coalition of watchdog and voter integrity groups are banding together to monitor the recount in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race. (11/17/2008)
Gov. Tim Pawlenty says he's confident the recount in Minnesota's Senate race will be fair. (11/16/2008)
The recount to decide the winner in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race gets under way this week. Volunteers for both incumbent Sen. Norm Coleman and his DFL challenger Al Franken were trained over the weekend to observe the count and watch for problems. (11/16/2008)
Democrat Al Franken says he'll be in Washington, D.C., this week to meet with Democratic Senate leaders. (11/16/2008)

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