The Franken campaign challenged this Meeker Count ballot, saying it was not clear the voter intended to vote for Norm Coleman. It is one of 51 ballots Franken supporters challenged in the county. Coleman supporters say it is obvious this and other voters' challenged ballots should be counted for their candidate. staff photo by Don Davis
Both sides question ballot challenges
1 a: of little weight or importance. b: having no sound basis (as in fact or law) "a frivolous lawsuit"
2 a: lacking in seriousness. b: marked by unbecoming levity
-- Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's U.S. Senate recount turned frivolous Friday.