STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER State board approves Franson, Dahle recount victories
The State Canvassing Board certified the winners of two legislative election recounts during a brief Tuesday meeting.
Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, won by 12 votes over Democrat Bob Cunniff in t... Posted on 12/4/12 at 3:06 PM
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (AP) — Some county officials in Minnesota say they're still waiting to be reimbursed for the gubernatorial recount. The state Republican Party says it's paying the bills as they are reviewed.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — On the day Minnesota's overtime race for governor ended, the losing candidate came off as relaxed, playfully ribbing reporters and daring them to try out his backyard hockey rink. The winner, Democrat Mark Dayton, struck an almost somber tone, cracking just a few smiles as he talked in stark terms.
DELANO, Minn. (AP) — Republican Tom Emmer conceded the Minnesota governor's race to Mark Dayton on Wednesday, surrendering after a statewide recount failed to substantially change the Democrat's nearly 9,000-vote election night lead.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Tom Emmer's attorneys pulled back almost 2,600 ballot challenges in the undecided governor's race Saturday, a day after a statewide recount failed to dent Democrat Mark Dayton's 8,770-vote lead.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for Republican Tom Emmer are withdrawing hundreds of frivolous ballots challenges in Hennepin County after a recount of the governor's race failed to dent Democrat Mark Dayton's lead.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican Tom Emmer laid down markers Friday as he considers suing over the Minnesota governor's election now that it's clear he will fall short to Democrat Mark Dayton in a recount.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican Tom Emmer says he'll withdraw ballot challenges deemed frivolous to speed up the recount of the Minnesota governor's race, but he's made no decision on a possible lawsuit.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Barely an hour into a statewide recount of Minnesota's close race for governor Monday, a volunteer for Democrat Mark Dayton gestured toward an 8-inch stack of ballots awaiting a second look.
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