The final tally shows Democrat John Lehman defeated incumbent Republican Van Wanggaard by 834 votes, the Associated Press reports. A victory would give Democrats a one-seat majority in the Senate. Wanggaard has indicated he may challenge the final count in court.
Charges: National Guard recruiter sexually assaulted applicant, 17
The assault happened when she was taking an eligibility test at the Bemidji Armory.