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The Minnesota Secretary of State's Office posted a draft quality spreadsheet containing a proposed resolution for all 6,688 challenges.  I've tabulated the results into a more readable format below:

Candidate     Challenges ->Coleman  ->Franken  ->Other
Coleman (R)	3,404	      32       3,125	  247
Franken (D)	3,296	    2,926	 71	  299
Both		  12	      3 	 5	   4
Total		6,688	    2,955      3,191	  478

Challenge Gain: Franken +236

Margin (Pre-Challenges): Coleman +188
Challenge Draft Recount Margin: Franken +48

The State Canvassing Board will meet tomorrow morning, at 9 AM CT, to finalize the allotment of all challenges.  For now however, based upon this initial draft, Franken has taken a 48 vote lead.  The only ballots left to count or perhaps uncount, are the wrongfully rejected absentee ballots and a few ballots that were possibly double counted.  The MN Supreme Court will meet tomorrow at 2 PM CT to tackle the issue of the duplicate ballots.

The State Canvassing Board's discussion will be streamed live via starting at 9 AM CT.

FischFry wrote an exhaustive diary on the legal issues associated with the recount; a good recap and analysis as tomorrow's decision looms.

Originally posted to Vote For America on Mon Dec 22, 2008 at 07:18 PM PST.

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