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Recounts likely in a handful of Washington state legislative races

FILE -In this Oct. 9, 2018 file photo, the afternoon sun illuminates the Legislative Building, left, and the Insurance Building, right, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Democrats will pick up seats in the Washington state Legislature after the midterm election, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, but the exact number remains unclear with a handful of races still too close to call. In the House, party officials were paying close attention to seven races where Democrats were looking to gain seats and were leading in recent returns.

If the results as of Friday afternoon ultimately hold, Democrats would gain a total of three Senate seats and seven House seats.

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