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Entries from January 5th, 2009

Franken wins by 225 (and our contest winners…)

January 5th, 2009, 8:52am by Sam Wang

In the Minnesota Senate race, the count’s nearly final: Franken over Coleman by 225 votes, a margin of less than 0.01%. The final count is Franken 1,212,431, Coleman 1,212,206. Court challenges are pending, but the count will be certified this afternoon. So Franken wins the statistical coin toss in a race that was, in any [...]

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