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Franson prevails in recount

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A two-day recount put Minnesota State Representative Mary Franson 12 votes ahead of Bob Cunniff, apparently sending her to a second term in the House.


There are not enough ballots in question to give Cunniff the lead.

The State Canvassing Board was expected to certify the vote on December 4. The final numbers were Franson - 10,642 and Cunniff - 10,630.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.