POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Write-in candidates want votes counted
ST. PAUL -- Almost everyone knows there are three major candidates for Minnesota governor in Tuesday's election, a few know about four others in the contest and almost no one knows another three are running as write-ins.
Candidates waging write-in campaigns need to register with elections officials to have their votes counted. So if Mickey Mouse does not register, the votes he seemingly always receives will go for naught.
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