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The city of Monticello will conduct an election recount on Friday, Nov. 21, starting at 9 a.m. at the Wright County Courthouse in Buffalo, Deputy City Clerk Cathy Shuman reported today. This will be a publicly funded recount, based on the percent of difference in votes between Charlotte Gabler, who finished with 1,466 votes, just […]

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A recount is likely to determine who will become the second of two council members voted into office Tuesday, Nov. 4. Charlotte Gabler finished second with 1,466 votes, just six votes ahead of Jim Davidson, who tallied 1,460 votes. Davidson said Thursday afternoon he will reluctantly request a recount. “I’m very disappointed that’s the way we have to handle it, but I think it’s got to happen,” Davidson said Thursday afternoon.

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Brian Stumpf was elected Monticello mayor Tuesday night, defeating Glen Posusta, incumbent city council member, and challenger Joshua Dickinson by better than a 2-1 voter margin. The Minnesota Secretary of State’s website website showed Stumpf had received 1,910 votes, Dickinson 811 votes and Posusta 723 votes.

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