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Recounts continue in 2 Wis. legislative elections

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Recounts continue in two tight races for the Wisconsin Legislature.

  Democrat Trish O'Neil asked for a re-count after she lost to Republican Keith Ripp by 28 votes in the 47th Assembly District, north of Madison.

  Democrat Jessica King asked for a re-count, too, after she lost to Republican Randy Hopper by 180 votes in the 18th Senate District, which includes Oshkosh and Fond Du Lac.

  O'Neil's re-count began Nov. 17. King's began Nov. 18.

  State election officials say Dane and Sauk counties' results show O'Neil has gained seven votes.

  Counting continues in Columbia County.

  Results from Dodge County show King has gained one vote there.

  Counting continues in Fond Du Lac and Winnebago counties.

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