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In re Petition Regarding 2010 Gubernatorial Election

Case Information

Date Filed: November 17, 2010
State: Minnesota
Issues: Election 2010, Recount Resources
Courts that Heard this Case: Supreme Court of Minnesota (Case A102022)

Issue:

Whether the Supreme Court of Minnesota should address questions regarding the 2010 gubernatorial election.

Status:

Petition filed 11/17/10.  Order denying peition, with opinion to follow 11/22/10.

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