Ballots from local voters could be counted in U.S. Senate race
WILLMAR -- One absentee ballot from Kandiyohi County and four from Lac qui Parle County have risen to the top in the ongoing election recount saga between Norm Coleman and Al Franken.
Those five ballots are some of the thousands that may have been wrongly rejected on election night and among the 400 ballots that the state's three-judge panel may actually count for the U.S. Senate race.
"You hate to see people think their vote doesn't count," said Robert Ludvigson of Madison.
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