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Mijanou Sampers of Rosemount testifies Tuesday during the U.S. Senate election trial. Sampers was a witness for Norm Coleman's campaign and testified that her absentee ballot was not counted and should have been. Pool photo by Jim Mone, Associated Press - Minn. State Capitol Bureau

Rosemount woman wants vote counted


ST. PAUL - Mijanou Sampers was unfazed by her short time in the U.S. Senate election trial spotlight.

The Rosemount woman testified Tuesday in Norm Coleman's election lawsuit, saying she does not understand why her absentee ballot was rejected in the Nov. 4 election and may never be counted.

"I just wanted my voice heard," Sampers said.

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