As the recount in the Minnesota senate race proceeds, the Al Franken campaign is crowing that the Democratic candidate has drawn within a double-digit vote margin of his opponent, incumbent Norm Coleman. But because hand counting is an inexact science, each side has accused the other of frivolous ballot challenges and gross misinterpretations of "voter intent."
Minnesota Public Radio has been running a helpful Web series inviting readers to examine some of the challenged ballots, and weigh in on for whom (if anyone) the vote should be counted. (Our personal favorite: the genius who wrote in "Lizard People.") We have have reprinted several of the disputed ballots, let us know what you think: