Coleman keeps lead in county recount

Lori Nickel, Montgomery Messenger

More than 90 percent of ballots have already been recounted in Minnesota for the US Senate race between Republican incumbent Senator Norm Coleman and Democratic challenger Al Franken, with Coleman maintaining the overall lead at press time.

With Le Sueur County being one of the last counties to recount, every one of the 14,855 ballots cast on Election Day was reviewed and scrutinized at the Le Sueur County Court House in Le Center on Monday, Dec. 1, and Tuesday Dec.

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