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Minnesota Office of the Secretary of State

Minnesota Statutes 204C.31, subdivision 2: "The state canvassing board shall consist of the secretary of state, two judges of the supreme court, and two judges of the district court selected by the secretary of state. None of the judges shall be a candidate at the election. If a judge fails to appear at the meeting of the canvassing board, the secretary of state shall fill the vacancy in membership by selecting another judge who is not a candidate at the election. Not more than two judges of the supreme court shall serve on the canvassing board at one time."

Canvassing Board Information

State Canvassing Board Certificate for United States Senator PDF

Order of the Minnesota Supreme Court in Coleman et al v. Ritchie et al PDF

Canvassing Report of Votes Cast at the State General Election, November 4, 2008 PDF

Members of the Board - Statewide General Election 2008 PDF

Canvassing Board Meetings

Canvassing Board Meeting - Jan. 5, 2009

Official Minutes PDF

Canvassing Board Meeting - Dec. 16 - 19, 2008

Official Minutes PDF

Rulings on Ballots Challenged by the Franken Campaign (.xls)

Rulings on Ballots Challenged by the Coleman Campaign (.xls)

Watch the video of the Dec. 16 - 19 meeting

Canvassing Board Meeting - Dec. 12, 2008

Agenda PDF

Official Minutes PDF

Attorney General Opinion - Dec. 10, 2008 PDF

Rejected Absentee Ballot Sorting Spreadsheet xls

Preliminary results of counties that have sorted rejected absentee ballots PDF

Report to Board regarding missing ballots in the City of Minneapolis Ward 3, Precinct 1 - Dec. 4, 2008 PDF

Watch the video of the Dec. 12 meeting

Canvassing Board Meeting - Nov. 26, 2008

Agenda PDF

Official Minutes and attachments PDF (attachments are 2.6 MB)

Watch Video of Nov. 26 meeting

Canvassing Board Meeting - Nov. 18, 2008

Agenda PDF

Official Minutes PDF

Watch Video of Nov. 18 meeting

Press Releases

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