The U.S. representative and her fellow presenter were critical of cap-and-trade energy savings strategy.
Al Franken leads by 312 votes
|Votes awarded by recount trial judges||111||198|
|Current vote count||1,212,317||1,212,629|
|Key dates of recount - Graphic: Recount timeline|
|Nov. 5: Initial vote count||+477|
|Nov. 19: At start of the hand recount||+215|
|Dec. 5: After the hand recount||+192|
|Dec. 19: After Canvassing Board review of challenged ballots||+251|
|Dec. 30: After board review of withdrawn challenges||+49|
|Jan. 5: After board review of rejected absentee ballots||+225|
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