Via Steve Hensley at Real Capitol View:
State Representative Mary Franson today scored a huge win in the House District 8B recount with challenger Bob Cunniff.
Douglas County election officials completed their portion of the automatic recount – which occurred due to Franson’s victory of less than one half of a percent against Cunniff - in just a matter of hours. The final results show Franson still ahead by 11 votes after both she and Cunniff picked up a vote each.
Cunniff won Douglas County – as well as the entire City of Alexandria – by a large margin while Franson won Otter Tail county with 1,008 votes, making it difficult for Cunniff to cut into the 11 vote deficit.
Read the full article at Real Capitol View.