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Dayton-Emmer race could be headed to recount


ST. PAUL -- Minnesota voters may have handed elections officials another recount Tuesday in a governor's race that remained undecided early today.

And Republicans took control of both legislative chambers from Democrats in a stunning turnaround.

Democrat Mark Dayton's lead over Republican Tom Emmer with most precincts counted was less than 9,000 votes, which if it stands would mean a recount.

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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.