Dayton's lead grows
ST. PAUL -- Recount 2010 started quietly Monday, with one exception, as Mark Dayton picked up a mere 24 votes in the Minnesota governor race.
The Democrat extended his lead over Republican Tom Emmer to 8,794 votes out of 2.1 million ballots cast. Dayton picked up 20 votes while Emmer lost four as 44.7 percent of Nov. 2's votes were recounted Monday.
The statewide recount will last several days, but nearly 60 of the 87 counties wrapped up their work in a single day.
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