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Correa Ends Recount in 1st Supervisorial District

Posted by Chris Nguyen on February 13, 2015

Former Senator Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) has ended the recount in the First Supervisorial District Special Election. New Supervisor Andrew Do’s 43-vote lead and victory remain intact.

Presumably, Correa will now use the information gathered in the recount process to launch his litigation. Ironically, the first hearing in the lawsuit challenging the passage of the North Orange County Community College District’s Measure J bond will begin next week.

Here is the press release from the Registrar of Voters announcing the end of the recount…

First District Special Election Recount Ends

No change in original certification as recount officially ends

February 13, 2015 – SANTA ANA – Former Senator Lou Correa has ended the recount in the Board of Supervisors’ First District Special Election contest. The recount began Monday, February 9, 2015. Mr. Correa made the original request following the certification of the election.

During the recount nearly 6,250 vote-by-mail ballots were recounted and election materials were reviewed. There were no changes to the vote totals – pursuant to California Elections Code § 15632 the original certification of the ballots cast remains as the official certification. The ballots cast and vote totals for the First District can be found in the “Results” section at ocvote.com.

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