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Not all the recount action today is at the Canvassing Board

In addition to the State Canvassing Board action today — it’s almost mesmerizing watching it stream live — there was more action in Olmsted County on the epic Senate recount extravanganza:

The Franken campaign reports it has asked an Olmsted County district court judge to order the county to count 27 absentee ballots accepted by elections officials but mistakenly placed with rejected absentee ballots. These ballots are not related to questions regarding the improper rejection of absentee ballots.

A hearing on the matter is expected to take place this afternoon, the Franken campaign says.

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