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November 6, 2013 at 9:32 AM

2 candidates lead their races despite being dead

The Associated Press Two candidates in separate races in the state are winning in Tuesday’s election despite being dead. In Des Moines, John Rosentangle won 71 percent of the vote over write-in candidates in King County Water District 54. The 63-year-old died in August of an illness. In Aberdeen, John Erak is leading Alan Richrod with 53 percent…

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