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Resource ID: #24560
Subject: Elections
Source: KSTP-TV (St. Paul, Minn.)
Date: 10/29/2009



The story reveals problems with the counting of absentee ballots for the 2008 US Senate election recount. Apparently, absentee ballots were being accepted and counted, even though they didn't follow the strict rules of the state. The final margin of victory was “312 votes”. Not a large number and leads to suspicion, which has made way for changes in the way future votes will be counted.

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