Posted: November 23, 2008
MN Senate Race: 11/23 Update
Coleman now leads Franken by 180 votes. However, both campaigns are challenging more ballots than they were in the first days of the recount. There are now almost 2,000 challenged ballots that must be decided by the board. Recount workers say the work can be mind-numbing. See the Star Tribune blog here. One worker sometimes counts in French to stay alert. She told Tribune writers when a counter at her table sneezed, instead of saying "Gesundheit", she said "Seventeen". Click here to see all EL@M posts on the Minnesota Senate recount.