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After loss, Milne changes tack, won't concede

WCAX - 11:25 am Fri Nov 7th, 2014

Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Milne appears to be backing away from pre-election statements that he would concede the race if incumbent Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin won a plurality but did not get more than 50 percent of the vote.

If no candidate gets more than 50 percent, the Vermont Constitution calls for a joint session of the Legislature to decide the election. Milne says an unofficial Associated Press tally showing Shumlin with about 46 percent and him with 45 percent shows that a majority of Vermonters don't want Shumlin.

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