Recount Redux: Ballot Review Begins Across the State Today

Publication: Minnesota Public Radio

Author: Mark Zdechlik


11/29/2010 - The recount of more than 2.1 million ballots in the Minnesota governor's race begins today as officials in all 87 counties set up to go through every ballot cast in the Nov. 2 election.

The goal is to have all ballots hand-tallied by early next week, and the results certified by the middle of December.

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According to a recent Pew Center on the States Study, the real cost of the 2008 U.S. Senate recount was closer to 16 cents a ballot, or $460,000.

Read the full article Recount Redux: Ballot Review Begins Across the State Today on the Minnesota Public Radio Web site.

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