The Strib reports that the recount of the votes for Minnesota senate race between Coleman and Franken began Wednesday.
Franken gained 28 votes in Saint Louis County.
A representative from Coleman's camp said that they were surprised how low Franken's gain was in that county which historically votes Democrat.
The gains were due to an optical reader which cant read lines that are to faint.
Colemans lead is 195 votes, down from 215 votes after day one.
there were a total of 2.9 million votes cast in the senatorial race.
the PP reoprts that Franken's plea to have uncounted absentee ballots reviewed was approved.