Senator Norm Coleman, R- Minnesota and Democrat contender Al Franken
Except for 133 missing ballots from Minneapolis, the recounting of votes from the U.S. Senate race is over. According to the Star Tribune’s tabulations, Republican Sen. Norm Coleman has a 192-vote advantage over Democrat Al Franken, pending the resolution of those Minneapolis ballots and of thousands of ballot challenges.
When the recount began, Coleman held a 215-vote edge.
Now comes the hard part – the challenged ballots. The Minnesota Canvassing Boad plans to meet on December the 16th to review the recount and challenged ballots.
Coleman challenged 3,376 and Franken 3,281 ballots.
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