• Withdrawn challenges: Votes from thousands of withdrawn challenges will be officially awarded today by the state Canvassing Board. The vote-allocation list that the board will consider, if adopted, would make Al Franken the leader by 48 votes. Expect challenges.

• Rejected ballots: How to count the estimated 1,600 wrongly rejected absentee ballots? The state Supreme Court set a Dec. 31 deadline for the campaigns and officials to agree on a plan.

• Duplicate ballots: Coleman's petition to remove potentially twice-counted ballots from the recount tally will be argued today.