Minnesota Supremes take absentee ballot issue under advisement
Posted at 2:57 PM on December 17, 2008
by Tom Scheck
The Minnesota Supreme Court heard oral arguments this afternoon on a motion by GOP Sen. Norm Coleman's campaign regarding improperly rejected absentee ballots. Coleman's team doesn't want the ballots allowed into the Senate recount because they argue local elections officials are applying different standards when they rejected the ballots. Franken's team argues that Coleman wants to suppress legitimate votes.
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