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State Rep. Tom Emmer on Tuesday says he will let the post-election process play out. A recount appears likely in the governor's race between Emmer and Mark Dayton unless Emmer pulls the plug. Pioneer Photo/Don Davis

Dayton into transition deeper than Emmer

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ST. PAUL -- Mark Dayton leads Tom Emmer in the Minnesota governor vote count and also leads in getting ready to serve.

Even though it probably will be more than a month before a winner is known, Dayton is beginning the process of picking top aides with a lead of less than 9,000 votes in the country's only undecided governor's race.


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