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Sam Holmgren, left, a representative for Mark Dayton, watches Monday as Pam Sigafoos, an election judge, counts ballots for Tom Emmer at the Kandiyohi County Office Building in Willmar. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

Recount process finished in Kandiyohi County


WILLMAR -- After seven hours of hand counting more than 11,000 ballots Monday in Kandiyohi County there were a handful of challenged ballots and minor changes made in the vote totals.

At the end of process, Tom Emmer gained three votes and Mark Dayton lost five votes.

Considering the number of votes that were counted, Kandiyohi County Auditor Sam Modderman said the change in the vote totals was not surprising and fell within the expectations issued by the state.

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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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