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One vote wonder; Franson ahead of Cunniff in House race

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House District 8B - the race won by one.

Probably the most shocking election result to come out of Otter Tail and Douglas counties was Republican Mary Franson's one vote win over DFLer Bob Cunniff.


"This is a great civic lesson in that every vote counts," Cunniff said.

Late in the evening on Election Day, Cunniff was down by as many as 750 votes but said he was still hopeful because the city of Alexandria had not yet reported results.

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