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Wed Nov 7, 2012, 03:36 PM

25. Berg concedes


Heitkamp wins Senate seat; Berg concedes
1 hour ago Associated Press
http://bismarcktribune.com/news/election/berg-concedes-senate-seat-to-heitkamp/article_a9b5f79a-290b-11e2-9986-001a4bcf887a.html

FARGO, N.D. Democrat Heidi Heitkamp averted a Republican sweep in North Dakota's top races with a narrow defeat of Republican Rep. Rick Berg in the U.S. Senate race.

Heitkamp won the race by fewer than 3,000 votes, and Berg could have asked for a recount.

Instead, he conceded the race Wednesday with a qualifier: He was stepping aside barring any unforeseen circumstances with the state canvasing board that certifies the race results.

"But basically," he said, pausing to regain his composure, as he spoke to a room full of supporters in Fargo, "with that acknowledgement of the circumstances, I just want to be clear I want to concede the election to Heidi Heitkamp."

Berg said he trusted the state's auditors, who had been standing by their vote tallies. ..........

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