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January 04, 2009

Worst Election Ever: State Board to Certify Franken Victory Tomorrow

Stuart Smalley goes to Washington:

A state election board on Monday will announce Democrat Al Franken as the winner of the Minnesota Senate race, defeating Republican incumbant Norm Coleman, state officials told CNN Sunday.

Secretary of State Mark Ritchie told CNN the canvassing board on Monday will confirm that Franken won the race by a 225-vote margin.

It might go to the courts. Though I'd imagine Coleman realizes Republicans don't win election fights, and might just bow out.

Either way, it's over. We officially got our asses kicked.

That's 59 votes, assuming they keep Liebs with them on filibusters. Probably more, consistently, when you factor in the Maine Sisters and Spector and McCain.



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