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Recount confirms Palmquist wins Afton ward

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It was only six votes that separated them, but those six votes stood up to scrutiny.

At the Washington County Property Records and Taxpayer Services Office in Stillwater on Tuesday morning, it took less than one hour to recount the 500-odd votes cast in Afton's Ward One election on Nov. 4.

Candidate Ken Knutson had asked for a recount of the ballots after hearing that just six votes separated him from the winner of the race, Bill Palmquist.

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