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  •  Yes, full hand count statewide (5+ / 0-)

    as required by MN statute.  They aren't specifically looking at undervotes, because they look at every single ballot.  You don't actually know how or if a vote was counted by the machine.  

    •  This is the prima facie case for paper ballots (1+ / 0-)
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      Prima facie being legal Latin for "self evident from the facts."

      With thanks to wikipedia:

      In common law jurisdictions, prima facie denotes evidence that (unless rebutted) would be sufficient to prove a particular proposition or fact. In other words "guilty till proven innocent"

      This by the way, represents the full extent of my legal knowledge.

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