Political Chatter: As Minnesota Election Nears, That Word Must Be Mentioned

By Don Davis Minnesotans may not want to hear the word, but it needs to be said: recount. Secretary of State Mark Ritchie said that his office is ready to count ballots a second time if needed, as has been the case in recent Supreme Court justice, U.S. Senate and governor races. The secretary has…
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State Board Approves Franson, Dahle Recount Victories

The State Canvassing Board certified the winners of two legislative election recounts during a brief Tuesday meeting.

Update: Franson Keeps 11-vote Lead

Minnesota state Rep. Mary Franson maintained her 11-vote lead after election officials finished a state-ordered recount in Douglas County Wednesday

State House Race Recount Moves Quickly

A state-ordered recount is zipping right along in the race between Minnesota House 8B candidates, Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, and Bob Cunniff, DFL-Alexandria.

Update: Republicans Like Judge’s Decision In Close Legislative Race

Republicans think a judge’s Tuesday decision gives them an advantage to winning a tight Minnesota legislative election headed to a recount.