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Franken Winning Vast Majority of Wrongly Rejected Absentee Ballots

Norm Coleman's lawyers tried to stop the counting of hundreds of wrongly rejected absentee ballots and now we know they had good reason.

Norm Coleman's lawyers tried to stop the counting of hundreds of wrongly rejected absentee ballots and now we know they had good reason: those ballots are breaking for Al Franken who is winning nearly 60 percent of them. With another 15 percent going to "other" that doesn't leave many for Coleman.

The Uptake has a live feed where the votes are now being counted and you can also check theirlive updated spreadsheet here. But as of right now:

Franken: 270

Coleman: 160

Other/No vote: 79

So to win, Coleman must get a court to throw out these newly counted ballots and then trim another 50 votes off Franken's total somehow. Good luck with that Norm.

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