Let the process happen

By Chuck Kajer, Managing Editor

A statewide election between a Republican incumbent and DFL challenger featured changing vote totals that moved up and down, seemingly by the hour, resulting in a recount.

No, not last week, this happened in 1962 when incumbent Republican Elmer L. Anderson was defeated in his reelection bid by DFL candidate Karl Rolvaag. A recount determined the difference to be 91 votes out of 1.3 million votes cast.

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