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Counties continue to finish recount as Dayton gains

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ST. PAUL -- Just 14 of Minnesota's 87 counties continued to recount governor race ballots this afternoon as the Mark Dayton camp claimed that he continued to gain votes.


After saying the Democrat gained 177 votes on Monday, the first day of the statewide recount, today his recount team said he had a net gain of 205 votes over Republican Tom Emmer early in the afternoon. Dayton's margin remains less than 9,000 votes.

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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.