Judges to count 24 improperly rejected ballots
By Scott Wente
St. Paul Capitol Bureau
ST. PAUL - Judges deciding Minnesota's U.S. Senate election trial said Tuesday they will count two-dozen improperly rejected absentee ballots.
The ballot envelopes all are believed to contain votes for Democrat Al Franken, who ended the recount with a 225-vote lead over Norm Coleman. Coleman is challenging that result in the election trial.
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