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Meeker County recount upholds initial ballot tally for county board race


LITCHFIELD - A hand-count of more than 2,100 ballots today confirmed that long-time Meeker County Commissioner Dave Gabrielson lost his bid for re-election by one vote.

The recount showed Gabrielson had 1,068 votes and Dale Fenrich had 1,069.

Gabrielson had requested the recount after the initial election results reflected a tie vote with each candidate getting 1,069 votes.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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