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Update: Some counties complete ballot recounts, Renville County leading in challenged ballots at 107


ST. PAUL -- More than two dozen of Minnesota's 87 counties had finished their portion of 2.1 million ballots in the governor's race by mid-afternoon today.

The recount begin quietly and relatively few vote changes were evident.

"Overall, they are going amazingly well," said Ken Martin, Democrat Mark Dayton's recount chief.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.