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Meeker County Auditor Barbara Loch, center, and Jane Lind examine documents during the meeting of the canvassing board Friday in Litchfield. Members certified the election results, including a one-vote difference in the District 2 County Board race. From left in the foreground are Leo Bauer, Joyce Spreiter and Ron Kutzke. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)

Recount expected in Meeker County, Minn., election for County Board

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LITCHFIELD -- Two sticky ballots are apparently to blame for a discrepancy in the ballot count in a Meeker County precinct that has changed the outcome in what had originally been a tie race for County Board.


A recount is certain and a lawsuit is possible.

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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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