Al Franken has challenged this vote:

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  1. rbell

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    courtesy Minn. Star-Tribune

    Al Franken is an idiot. He doesn't want this vote to count. The same guy who said, "Let every vote be counted."

    Undoubtedly, not all votes.

    I see no way Coleman holds this seat.
     
  2. LeBuick

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    Coleman is doing the same, I think it's crazy. That ballot shows clear intent...
     
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    Question for Franken (or Coleman, if he is doing the same):

    If that voter really made a mistake and started to mark in Coleman but then changed his mind - couldn't the voter have requested a new ballot and they would have destroyed that one? And since that didn't happen, then why shouldn't we assume Coleman gets this vote in this case?
     
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    Coleman's not doing anything here.

    This has been counted as a Coleman vote. When you mark a ballot by a candidate name, that counts. If you messed up, you get another ballot.

    I'm not deifying Coleman, but he isn't challenging this vote, Your facts are wrong.
     
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    That a gutter mouth like Franken could possibly be elected a US Senator demonstrated the decadence of this country. But so does the election of Barak the baby killer.
     
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    Perhaps not on this specific ballot but Coleman is contesting many ballots that were not read by the machine. Since they are doing a hand count, I say count all that show clear intent.

    Coleman also tried a new one, he claimed any ballot cast for MCain was also a vote for him since the person clearly was voting Republican. This one died quickly when Franken agreed under the conditions that all the Obama ballots is a vote for him. I guess Coleman realized Obama won in MN so backed off that one...
     
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    I don't think you should throw stones, the Conservatives almost voted in a 7 time felon... Sounds like low standards are contagious...
     
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    Franken is a disgusting human being. I hope honesty prevails.
     
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    Why are you deflecting attention away from Franken? If you want to discuss another politician, start another thread.

    Please tell me you're not supporting a filthy person like Franken...
     
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    Identify the 7 time felon please.
     
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    Being honest, I don't know Franken since I don't watch those types of shows on the tube. So I am neither for or against him. I just find it funny to see folks complain about one guy when they supported a 7 time convicted felon. Kind of a glass house theory...
     
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    Sen Stevens from the great state of AK...

    What's sad is he's probably one of the most honest folks on the hill. He just got caught because he didn't run the gifts through foreign friends, distant relatives and everyones untraceable favorite, CASH....
     
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    You are either lying, or you are extremely misinformed. I sure hope it's the latter.

    Show me where I have supported ted stevens anywhere, and I will eat my computer.

    Why do you insist on posting dishonest posts?
     
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    Show me where I supported Franken? I thought we were talking generalities about voting parties. The conservatives almost voted in Stevens. I knew it wasn't you personally since you don't vote in AK.

    So with your logic I am not supporting Franken since I am not voting in MN.

    Now back to your original post, Coleman just won a decision from the Canvassing Board where he's contested 6,400 rejected absentee ballots. So you're talking about 1 ballot that Franken contested where as Coleman has contested thousands.

    So yes, "Let every vote be counted" is a good practice but Coleman is by far the one tryint to silence the voice of the people. I believe that is called "disenfranchise" which is a normal tool of the right...
     
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    And just how is he doing that?
     
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    By advocating votes to not be counted. Just as the OP shown, if clear intent can be determined and the voter is legally voting then we should count the vote.
     
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    The op hasn't shown Coleman doing any such thing. All though you have made that claim your self. So where is Coleman tryint ot disqualify votes that show a clear intent. The op gives a clear example of Franken doing this. As of yet no evidence has been presented to incriminate Coleman.
     
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    He may be a conservative. And there may be some conservatives that voted for this guy. But that in no way discredits his view. Can you show where he himself voted for Stevens?
     
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    Can you show where I said he specifically voted for Stevens?


    I said the conservatives voted for Stevens. Perhaps he isn't conservative.
     
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    So...ummm...why did you say he shouldn't "throw' stones"?
     

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