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(Willmar MN-) A recount is taking place in the Kandiyohi County District 2 Commissioner race. On election night the final tally showed challenger Steve Gardner defeating incumbent Steve Ahmann by 13 votes, 1422 to 1435. The district is entirely within The City of Willmar. Both Gardner and Ahmann are former Willmar City Council members. Ahmann says the vote was close enough that by law he had the right to request a recount...

...Ahmann says if the recount does not change the result and he is defeated, he feels thankful...

...Gardner says he went through a recount before, when he ran for city council 12 years ago...

...Gardner says his top priority will be infrastructure, not just roads but broadband infrastructure. Kandiyohi County Auditor-Treasurer Mark Thompson says the recount will take place Friday.