The Recount

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Dayton Gets Election Certificate In Minn.

Gov.-elect Mark Dayton is officially certified as the winner of the Minnesota governor’s race, more than six weeks after the election.

12/16/2010

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After Concession, What’s Next For Emmer?

Standing in the bitter cold, outside his home, Republican candidate Tom Emmer conceded the race to be the next governor of Minnesota, making the way for Democrat Mark Dayton to take the state’s top spot.

12/08/2010

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Dayton Now Governor-Elect Of Minnesota

Five weeks after voters headed to the polls, Minnesota finally has a new governor.

12/08/2010

Tom Emmer at a Dec. 3, 2010 press conference. (credit: CBS)

Source: Tom Emmer To Concede Wednesday

A source close to Republican Tom Emmer says he will end his campaign for Governor Wednesday.

12/07/2010

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Canvassing Board Could Certify Results Before Dec. 14

A spokesperson for the Minnesota Secretary of State’s Office says the canvassing board could certify a winner before the Dec. 14 deadline if the work is completed before then.

12/07/2010

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Supreme Court Ruling Another Setback For Emmer

Minnesota’s top court has dealt Republican Tom Emmer another setback, one that could make it harder to sue over the unfinished governor’s race.

12/07/2010

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Survey: Minnesotans Think Emmer Should Concede

More than two-thirds of 949 Minnesotans surveyed over the weekend believe Republican Tom Emmer should concede the governor’s race.

12/07/2010

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Emmer Zooms In On Voter Database In Gov Race

Republican Tom Emmer’s dwindling hopes of a comeback win in Minnesota governor’s race depend partly on detecting flaws in the election by analyzing a statewide voter database.

12/06/2010

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Emmer Withdraws Nearly 2,600 Frivolous Challenges

Republican Tom Emmer’s attorneys withdrew nearly 2,600 frivolous challenges from Hennepin County Saturday, as the recount process continues.

12/04/2010

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Meeting On Frivolous Ballot Challenges Gets Heated

Thousands of ballots will get a closer look from the lawyers in the Minnesota gubernatorial recount, but it’s becoming clearer that Republican Tom Emmer won’t overcome a lead by Democrat Mark Dayton.

12/03/2010

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Emmer, Minn. GOP Weigh Risks Of Election Lawsuit

As a recount in the Minnesota governor’s race nears completion with no evidence that it will change the outcome, the Republican candidate and his party face a critical decision: whether to contest the result in court or step aside and let Democrat Mark Dayton take office.

12/03/2010

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What’s Wrong With These Ballots?

Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie has released digital images of a number of contested ballots in the Minnesota Gubernatorial race.

12/03/2010

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Fate Of ‘Frivolous’ Challenges Up To Canvassing Board

Thousands of Minnesota ballot challenges have been deemed frivolous in the governor’s recount. It’s up to a state board to figure out what to do with them.

12/03/2010

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In Day 4, Minn. Gov Recount Sees No Big Swing

All but two Democratic-leaning counties are done with their work in the Minnesota governor recount, and the process so far hasn’t produced any major vote swings.

12/02/2010

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Challenged Ballots From Minn. Gov. Recount Online

Scanned images of challenged ballots from Minnesota’s governor’s race recount are now available online.

12/02/2010

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Clinton To Headline Dayton Fundraiser In New York

Democrat Mark Dayton is calling in the heavy hitters to help him raise money for his expenses in the Minnesota governor’s recount.

12/02/2010

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5 Counties Left In Minn. Recount; Dayton Pads Lead

Five counties have work left in the Minnesota governor’s race recount.

12/01/2010

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11 Counties Still Counting In Gov. Recount

The Minnesota recount playing field is down to fewer than a dozen counties. Most of the state’s 87 counties have wrapped up manual review of ballots cast in the race for governor.

12/01/2010

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Emmer Challenges Rise In Day 2 Of Minn. Recount

Ballots in more than 83 percent of Minnesota precincts have gotten another look in the governor’s race recount over the last two days.

11/30/2010

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Spreadsheets Add Up To Perception In Minn. Recount

Notes jotted on hundreds of clipboards create the raw data stream. Number crunchers in back offices do the rest as both sides in Minnesota’s close governor’s race chart every ballot challenged in a statewide manual recount of more than 2.1 million ballots.

11/30/2010

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Minnesota GOP Chair Hints At Post-Recount Lawsuit

The head of Minnesota’s Republican Party is making his boldest statements yet about a potential court case that could follow a statewide recount in the governor’s race.

11/30/2010

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Opening Day Of Minn. Gov Recount: Dayton Still Up

Day one of the Minnesota governor’s race recount is in the books, and Democrat Mark Dayton is still in the lead.

11/29/2010

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Recount Redux: Sorting Ballots In Gov. Race

Election officials around Minnesota are cracking the seals on ballot boxes as they launch a recount in the state’s governor’s race.

11/29/2010

Recount begins today. Secretary of State Mark Ritchie preview with Dave Lee.

The recount in Minnesota’s Governors race begins today at election precincts across the State.  Dave Lee and Secretary of State Mark Ritchie discussed the recount nuts and bolts.

830 WCCO–11/29/2010

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Recount To Begin In Minnesota Governor’s Race

Election officials are keeping the 47-day slog through the ballots in Minnesota’s 2008 U.S. Senate race in mind as they prepare for their second statewide recount in as many years, but they’re optimistic the recount between Democrat Mark Dayton and Republican Tom Emmer will go more quickly.

11/28/2010

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