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UPDATED: Minnesota high court rejects Emmer ballot case

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ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Supreme Court late this afternoon rejected a request by Republican governor candidate Tom Emmer that could have led to some ballots being not counted.


Without further comment, Chief Justice Lorie Gildea wrote that the court denied the Emmer request.

While the arguments before the Supreme Court were mostly technical, they boiled down to whether election officials would be ordered to remove some ballots that already had been counted.

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