In a day filled with election results big and small, there’s nothing that screams “your vote does matter” like the close races.
In Alexandria, with more than 21,000 votes cast, Republican incumbent Mary Franson holds a one vote lead over DFL-er Bob Cunniff. The final tallies from the Secretary of State’s office for the House District 8B race:
There were 19 write in candidates.
The Echo Press has the story.
Near Austin, a couple of small-town mayor races are also nail biters. In Brownsdale, incumbent Mayor David Pike had a one-vote lead over challenger Jeff Foster (130-129). In Mapleview, four votes separated incumbent Mayor Arnie Johnson from his challenger Larry Naatz (51-47). Read the Austin Daily Herald's coverage here.
News tip? Email us at DatelineMN@startribune.com
Follow us on Twitter: @DatelineMN
More from Star Tribune
More from Dateline Minnesota
The Crookston Diocese deemed a shuttered Catholic church in Terrebonne, Minn., too expensive to repair and ordered it burned down.
Minnesota Medical Solutions' attempt to advertise its product runs afoul of Google's "dangerous products" ban.
Dayton plans to meet with local businesses ruined by fire after touring the area
A Meeker County deputy is in jail and facing charges of pilfering from his department's drug drop-off box and Christmas donations.
Federal government targets 40 vets in Cass Lake, White Earth for help, provides $302,000 in rental assistance and support services.
Recommended For You
The Vikings are looking to trade veteran center John Sullivan, an NFL source confirmed to the Star Tribune. Sullivan, 31, has practiced in full and…
Vikings lineman Alex Boone said his former 49ers teammate "probably would have had a problem on the sideline" during Friday's game if the two were still teammates.
The team will keep the Minnesota United FC name and logo when it joins the top league of U.S. soccer in 2017.
GOP poll: Paulsen ahead of Bonoff, lots of undecided voters
Don Pablo's closes its Richfield location; Only one left in Twin Cities