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Okay it means they're count ballots counting nearly 93000.
Hands both rather by hand in the last frontier.
It could turn out to be more of a spelling test -- -- political decision election workers in Alaska chipping away at a Mount McKinley like -- -- write in ballots at the moment.
Republican senate candidate Joe Miller no doubt hoping that some voters box -- Lisa Murkowski name on the ballot the voter intent is not clear.
Dan Springer is live in Juneau Alaska will soon start our second day of counting the numbers to date show what -- and good morning there.
Well good morning -- -- got through 20% of the votes and that's means it didn't take all five days that have three and partly that's because of all the challenges from the Miller people but we did learn something very significant that is.
But a vast majority of Lisa Murkowski supporters.
Actually know how to spell her name remembered during the campaign.
She spent most overtime telling people how to vote for her not necessarily why they should vote for her and it's paid off 89% of the votes were counted yesterday that write in votes.
We're not challenge they were good spellings of Murkowski.
8% were challenged the reminder spelling -- or in some cases even when the name was spelled correctly eyewitness that that myself.
But the Miller observers said he couldn't quite read it.
Elections director disagreed and they were added to the Murkowski vote total only 2% were not counted for her still -- -- campaign is exasperated over all of these challenges state illicit.
This is supposed to be an election and not a spelling contest not a penmanship contest.
If the vote if the intent of the voter can be determined.
We simply believe it should be counted and we believe the state of Alaska believes the same.
-- and the elections director says if she can fanatically sounded out Murkowski.
Then she will add it to them to the total and the most common stalling air and ER incident and URKOWS.
Hand -- -- is intriguing Joe Miller is gonna fight this in court what's his best legal argument.
Well he's already fought this in court in fact he filed a lawsuit on Sunday that was.
Ruled on yesterday he asked for a temporary injunction to get this can't stop it did not work because the judge yesterday the federal judge in Anchorage signaled the vote count can continue.
But those challenged ballots are being segregated so down the -- that the his lawsuit will be heard on its merit that's is really is only chance because he -- about 12% of the -- -- to be thrown out to have any chance of making up an 111000 vote lead for Murkowski bill back to counting back the spelling thank you -- --
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