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Election results slow to post for Stevens County races

MORRIS - Stevens County results for national, state and local races are coming in slowly, thanks to a record number of absentee ballots cast in the county.

As of 11:00 p.m., all 26 precincts in Stevens County had delivered their votes to the Stevens County Auditor/Treasurer's office, but results can't be announced on the Minnesota Secretary of State website until absentee ballots are counted and reported.

Debuty Auditor/Treasurer Deb Brunko said a record number of absentee ballots, 447, were returned by voters. Those ballots are being counted by precint and reported separately from votes cast today.

We will continue to update our website as election results come in.