Recount Day 2: Dayton loses 37 votes

With nearly 70 percent of the ballots recount in Minnesota’s race for governor, Democrat Mark Dayton has lost 37 votes to Republican Tom Emmer. But Emmer’s campaign has challenged more than four time the number of ballots challenged by Dayton’s team.

The results, released by the Secretary of State, show that Emmer lost one vote when comparing the results to Election Night. Dayton lost 38 votes.

Emmer’s campaign challenged 597 ballots. Dayton’s team challenged 143 ballots.

Election Night totals show Dayton with a lead of 8,770 votes over Emmer.

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