Dayton The Apparent Winner In Tight MN-GOV Dem Primary, But It’s Not Done Yet | Talking Points Memo

Former U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton has been projected by the Associated Press as the winner of the Democratic primary for governor of Minnesota, setting up an amazing comeback as he faces Republican state Rep. Tom Emmer in the race to succeed retiring GOP Gov. Tim Pawlenty. But it’s not quite over yet — in a state that already had one high-profile recount in the last few years, Dayton has not declared victory, and his main opponent has not conceded.

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