Politics: A Winner At Last

After 4½ months of counts and recounts, a panel of three district court judges last week picked a winner in the race for Minnesota's governorship. Their decision: Democrat Karl Rolvaag over incumbent Elmer L. Andersen by a bare 91 votes out of 1,239,593 cast-Republican Andersen decided against a last-ditch appeal to the state Supreme Court, thereby ending one of the longest delays in U.S. history in deciding a gubernatorial contest.

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