Voters gave Democrats one-party control of the Minnesota statehouse for the first time in a generation.
Republican Rep. Mary Franson is keeping a slim lead over her Democratic challenger in a recount of their western Minnesota state House race.
They’re counting ballots again in two Minnesota legislative districts. Automatic recounts were getting under way near Alexandria and Northfield to determine if narrow leads by the apparent winners hold up.
Republican Rep. Mary Franson heads into a near-certain legislative recount with a bit more cushion after officials randomly discarded some ballots to fix a vote-counting error.
A Minnesota judge has ruled that election officials must randomly cancel 35 ballots in a tight legislative race due to a counting error.
Minnesota’s closest legislative race is headed for court before it reaches a probable recount.
Two Minnesota legislative races are in line for final recounts.
In a state that saw a number of extremely close races, none could’ve been closer than Minnesota’s Legislative District 8B. With more than 21,000 ballots cast, only one vote currently separates a Republican Minnesota House incumbent from her Democratic challenger.