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ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Supreme Court this afternoon will hear arguments in Tom Emmer's case that claims not all 4,136 precincts' election judges made sure the number of ballots cast in the Nov. 2 election matched the number of people who voted.


However, Chief Justice Lorie Gildea's order setting up today's hearing did not indicate when a decision can be expected in the governor's race case. Gildea released her order this morning.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.