Before I talk in more detail about the potential for a recount, I want to give a quick update on the currect tally. The Minnesota Secretary of State's website states that all 4136 of the state's precincts have reported. Having said that, the current count indicates the possibility of a recount:
Candidate Votes Percent % Mark Dayton (D) 919,234 43.63 Tom Emmer (R) 910,380 43.21 Tom Horner (MNIP) 251,503 11.94
The above tally is unofficial, but the current margin, of less than half a percent, would trigger an automatic recount. I discussed, in greater detail, the contingencies required for a recount earlier this morning. I have several thoughts on the interim results as they relate to a potential recount.
I would encourage everybody to read this article, I just can't do all the neat table stuff here: HowWillAmericaVote.com