Between the cyber sales and the Secretary of State putting pdf files of challenged ballots online in the the U.S. Senate race recount in Minnesota, how much work is actually getting done in Minnesota workplaces this week?
We can’t resist, either. Our favorite challenged ballots:
Whoever challenged this couldn’t do so on the basis of an unclear voter intent, so they went with the rule that said anything that identifies whose ballot it was is thrown out. But unless the person ended the note with “Love, Bridget,” I’m not sure it’ll hold up.
Here’s some more.
More to come.
Courtesy of reader Matt Johnson (see link in comments), here’s a few more:
Yes, a real head-scratcher.
It is no wonder at all that some of the most learned people in Minnesota will have to figure a ballot like this out.
I wish I’d gone to the training that the candidates had for people who would evaluate the ballots. Otherwise, I’m left with only sheer common sense to figure what the voter intended on this one.
Update 2:27 p.m. -
What makes this one creepy isn’t so much he voted for two Senate candidates (although that’s pretty creepy). It’s that he/she/it voted for four presidential candidates. And in the race for school board, in which he/she/it could vote for four candidates, this person only voted for one. (H/T: Steve Mullis)