Democrat Dan Feehan Concedes in 1st Congressional District Race

Dan Feehan (D) and Jim Hagerdorn (R) are running for U.S. House District 1. Photo: KSTP
Dan Feehan (D) and Jim Hagerdorn (R) are running for U.S. House District 1.

November 16, 2018 04:18 PM

Democratic congressional candidate Dan Feehan has conceded defeat in Minnesota's razor-close 1st District race.

Feehan issued a statement Friday saying all counties in the southern Minnesota district have now finished checking their results for accuracy, and the final count still shows him trailing Republican winner Jim Hagedorn by 0.45 percentage points. That's above the state's threshold of 0.25 points for triggering a taxpayer-paid recount.

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