Recount Madness: You Decide : Blog Of The Nation Voters in Minnesota drew bats and jellyfish on their ballots, scribbled letters and words, and crossed out names and filled-in bubbles. You take a look at the contested ballots. Can you figure out who they wanted to vote for?
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Recount Madness: You Decide

What do you think this Minnesota voter intended? Source: Screengrab of minnesota.publicradio.org hide caption

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Source: Screengrab of minnesota.publicradio.org

The lawyers are now in charge of fighting for the senate race in Minnesota. The recount continues, and legal teams for Republican Norm Coleman and Democrat Al Franken are sifting through ballots, looking for any valid reason to challenge a vote for the opponent. And it's not always easy to tell for whom a voter intended to cast his ballot... there are crossouts and doodles, bats and jellyfish, and much of it is a jumbled mess. Don't take my word for it, check out some of the contested ballots yourself. The folks at Minnesota Public Radio have gotten their hands on many of the ballots, and they are running a "You Be The Judge" poll on their website.