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Meeker County Auditor Barb Loch, left, watches as election judges sort and recount ballots this morning in a contested Meeker County commissioner race that is separated by one vote. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)

Recount under way in Meeker County, Minn., election for County Board


LITCHFIELD -- The hand recount of the District 2 race for Meeker County Board is under way this morning at the courthouse in Litchfield.

Auditor Barb Loch is overseeing the recount by election judges. The process is open to the public.

The recount was requested by longtime Meeker County Commissioner Dave Gabrielson who was declared the loser last week in the race that had initially showed a tie between himself and challenger Dale Fenrich.

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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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