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Recount process not as simple as it may seem

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If you think recounting ballots from an election would be a fairly simple process, think again.

The rules and procedures are detailed and complex. The Minnesota Secretary of State's recount plan for the Mary Franson/Bob Cunniff recount in House District 8B fills six pages.

Here's a look at the plan:

Recount scope

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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