Canvassing Board Declares Franken Recount Winner


The Minnesota panel certifies the results of the recount Monday, finds Franken edged out incumbent Coleman by 225 votes.

No election certificate can be issued for at least seven days, giving Coleman the opportunity to file a legal challenge.

Coleman statement: “The actions today by the Canvassing Board are but the first step in what, unfortunately, will now have to be a longer process.”

Earlier: Minnesota’s supreme court rejects a Coleman request to count hundreds of absentee ballots from GOP-leaning areas.

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