Mandatory Recount For The GOP Gubernatorial Race?

Mandatory Recount For The GOP Gubernatorial Race?

Several of the GOP Gubernatorial candidates were running neck and neck during the primaries this week, resulting in GOP candidate Matt Mead beating runner-up Rita Meyer by just 714 votes.

Peggy Nighswonger, State Election Director, explains that even though the difference between Mead's and Meyer's vote totals was slim:

The statute does provide for candidates to request recounts, although they have to pay for the recount if it falls above the 1% margin.

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