The Minnesota state Canvassing Board is meeting this morning to try to push the U.S. Senate race a bit closer to completion by scrutinizing rejected absentee ballots cast for the November 4th election. At the outset of this morning's meeting, the panel was told by the state director of elections that the two campaigns are now challenging a combined total of 4,472 Election Day ballots that have been reviewed during the statewide recount.
Additionally, it appears that around 650 absentee ballots have been wrongfully rejected in the November 4th election in 49 of the 87 counties.
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