Posted: February 4, 2009
New comment by Edward Foley on yesterday's two Minnesota contest rulings
If you want to get up to speed on the Minnesota election contest, read this piece by EL@M Director Edward Foley which analyzes the two unanimous rulings of the contest court and what they may mean taken together. At issue is whether or not Coleman's Bush v. Gore claim is still relevant in these proceedings or will be able to be heard in a future federal court case, if the contest continues beyond this court. Washington County Elections Director Kevin Corbid is still in on the stand today and is currently undergoing cross-examination by the Franken campaign. During direct examination this morning, Judge Reilly said explicitly that she and the panel plan to see that legally cast and wrongfully rejected ballots get opened and counted. See the latest from The Star Tribune here.