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.

Advertisement

Connect with KSTP


Join the conversation on our social media platforms. Share your comments on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages.

Credits

The Associated Press

(Copyright 2018 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Advertisement

Gophers beat Louisville to advance in NCAA Tournament

Milwaukee woman charged with aiding man accused of killing mother of 2-year-old

Police investigating fatal crash involving pedestrian in St. Paul

Hundreds of volunteers fill sandbags in Stillwater

Major ice jam released on Minnesota River between Mankato, St. Peter

University of Minnesota employee charged with computer theft, blames robbers

Advertisement