Mary Franson ahead of Bob Cunniff by a single vote with 100 percent counted
Franson vs. Cunniff: The closest election you'll ever see.
When Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, cast her ballot yesterday, little did she think she had just decided her own political fate.
But alas, that appears to be the case. In a result befitting of one of Minnesota's wackiest elected officials, wth 100 percent of the votes counted, Franson is ahead of her Democratic challenger, Bob Cunniff, by a single vote.
Here's how it shook out:
According to Aaron Ley, Fargo's KFGO-AM is reporting that the one-vote margin triggers an automatic recount, so it may not end up being the case that Franson's vote was as decisive as it currently appears.
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