A long way from over

  • Article by: Lori Sturdevant
  • Updated: December 18, 2008 - 6:17 PM

I didn't have to wait long. The state Supreme Court's ruling came shortly after my previous post. Would that the court had been as decisive as it was timely. Instead of issuing a clear "yes" or "no" to local election administrators on the question of counting improperly rejected absentee ballots, it came up with, in essence:  "Ask the campaigns what they think, and don't open a ballot unless both campaigns agree that it should have been counted on Nov. 4."

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