AP: Dayton edges ahead of Kelliher in Minn gov primary, recount eyed in tight race
Update 11:58 p.m.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Mark Dayton has pulled ahead of Margaret Anderson Kelliher in the race for Minnesota's Democratic nomination for governor with most of the vote in.
Dayton, a former U.S. senator, trailed in early returns Tuesday but surged in the Democratic stronghold of northeastern Minnesota. He led Kelliher, the state House speaker, by less than a half-percentage point with about 91 percent of the vote counted.
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