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February 11, 2009
Senate trial judges to count 23 ballots
ST. PAUL - Judges deciding Minnesota's U.S. Senate election trial said Tuesday they will count nearly two-dozen improperly rejected absentee ballots. The 23 ballot envelopes all are believed to contain votes for Democrat Al Franken, who ended the recount with a 225-vote lead over...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
January 27, 2009
Counties to supply ballots in Senate trial
ST. PAUL - Three judges are handling the U.S. Senate election trial, but county election workers are not done with their part in the prolonged...
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am
January 26, 2009
Thousands of ballots at play in Senate trial
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's historic U.S. Senate election trial, to start Monday, in some ways may resemble popular television courtroom dramas. "This is going to be very much what you expect a trial to be based on watching 'L.A. Law' or 'Law and Order,'" said Marc Elias, an attorney...
January 26, 2009 - 12:00am
December 18, 2008
Court considers disputed ballots
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's top elections board and its high court are considering what entity will decide the fate of the U.S. Senate race. Republican Sen. Norm Coleman's campaign wants the courts to decide whether a category of disputed ballots should be counted. Democratic challenger...
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
December 4, 2008
Pile of challenged ballots shrinks
ST. PAUL - Al Franken's campaign dropped 633 of its ballot challenges in Minnesota's U.S. Senate recount, an initial step toward an accurate...
December 4, 2008 - 12:00am
November 28, 2008
Board rejects Franken absentee ballot request
ST. PAUL - They should be considered, but not by us. That was the state Canvassing Board's message Wednesday when it turned down a request...
November 28, 2008 - 12:00am
November 21, 2008
Senate race rests on disputed ballots
ST. PAUL - U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman's lead dwindled and the number of disputed ballots dramatically rose in the second day of Minnesota's U.S....
November 21, 2008 - 12:00am
November 18, 2008
Franken campaign seeks ballots' inclusion
ST. PAUL - Al Franken's campaign warns a Minnesota board may violate state law and the Constitution if it ignores hundreds of absentee ballots claimed improperly rejected. Norm Coleman's campaign retorts that Franken's efforts are designed to delay a statewide recount. Using stories...
November 18, 2008 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
Absentee ballots are available now
Dakota County residents can vote by absentee ballot prior to the Nov. 4 state general election by visiting several locations in Dakota County. Residents who are not registered will be asked to fill out a voter registration application. Unregistered voters will also need to provide...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am