Minnesota Supreme Court has denied Tom Emmer Petition
STATE OF MINNESOTA
IN SUPREME COURT
In re Petition regarding
2010 Gubernatorial Election
O R D E R
On Wednesday, November 17, 2010, Tom Emmer, the Republican Party’s candidate for governor of Minnesota, filed a petition under Minn. Stat. § 204B.44 (2008), alleging that the Minnesota State Canvassing Board was about to commit an error in certifying the correctness of the results of the November 2, 2010, general election. The court received responses to the petition on Friday, November 19, 2010, and a reply from the petitioner on Monday, November 22, 2010. The court heard oral argument on the petition on Monday, November 22, 2010.
Based on all the files, records, and proceedings herein,
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT the petition be, and the same is, denied. So as not to impede the orderly election process, this order is issued with opinion to follow.
Dated: November 22, 2010
BY THE COURT:
Lorie S. Gildea
ANDERSON, PAUL H., and STRAS, JJ., took no part in the consideration or decision of this matter.