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Author Weiner, Jay, 1954-

Title This is not Florida : how Al Franken won the Minnesota senate recount / Jay Weiner

Publ Info Minneapolis : Univeristy of Minnesota Press, [2010]
 PC  JK1968 2008 .S73X 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  JK1968 2008 .S73X 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  JK1968 2008 W45 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xx, 249 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Preface : How I got here -- Cast of characters -- Prologue : "Counsel, this is not Florida!" -- Extra innings : "It's going to be really, really close" -- Hunting for ballots : "Trust me, they screwed it up" -- New sheriff in town : "An eighty-four-year-old stroke victim" -- The count at the table : "Why would you ever want less information?" -- Why are we even here? : "Really, Minnesota deserves better than this" -- No rubber stamp : "It would be unjust and disrespectful to those voters to not count those votes" -- The Supremes throw a curve : "We've never been able to figure out how they do their calculating" -- Soldiering ahead : "We need to get this right" -- Reinforcements arrive : "I have been brought in aparently as the pretty face" -- Pulling a 180 : "I'm somewhat speechless and amazed" -- Stepping on a rake : "I'm not familiar with all of the details" -- Friday the thirteenth : "Welcome to the quagmire" -- Mastering the data : "This is a major lift...This is a lot of bodies" -- The human element : "You're going to have some errors in the process" -- Thumbs-up : "I do" -- Key moments that shaped the recount
LC subject United States. Congress. Senate -- Elections, 2008
Elections -- Minnesota
Franken, Al
ISBN 9780816670383 (hc : alk. paper)
0816670382 (hc : alk. paper)