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Editorial: We all wait for governor recount

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The word of the day for Monday is "recount," as all 87 counties in Minnesota begin recounting ballots from the Nov. 2 governor's election.

Since Democrat Mark Dayton holds only an 8,770-vote lead over Republican Tom Emmer, the race totals fell within the 0.5 percent margin where a statewide, state-funded hand recount is mandated.

At 9 a.m. Monday, counties around the state start the process of hand-counting all 2.1 million ballots cast Nov. 2.

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