The Minnesota Supreme Court has set a schedule for Republican Tom Emmer’s motion in Minnesota’s yet to be decided governor’s race. Emmer wants the court to weigh in on Election Night voting procedures before a statewide hand recount is set to begin.
The court ordered that legal filings should be filed by Friday afternoon. The court also set aside oral arguments for Monday afternoon if the arguments are needed. Here’s the order:
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