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Senate recount by the numbers

  • April 6, 2009 - 9:22 PM

 

2.9 million

Approximate number of ballots cast by Minnesotans on Nov. 4, 2008

280,000

Approximate number of Minnesotans who cast absentee ballots

12,000

Approximate number of absentee ballots rejected by local election officials

933

Rejected absentee ballots reconsidered, accepted and counted during recount

387

Number of additional absentee ballots that could be counted today

225

Lead, in votes, held by DFLer Al Franken pending the outcome of the election trial

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