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Durham County Board of Elections Partial Recount Results

Post Date:12/04/2016 8:07 PM
The Durham Board of Elections proceeded with its state ordered mandate today.  The process involved bipartisan teams of two working on 25 separate voting machines to recount the votes for five early voting sites. 

Today, the recount of the Eno River Unitarian Fellowship, East Regional Library and Board of Elections polling sites were completed.

On election night, Durham reported 18,281 ballots cast at Eno River.  The recount reported the exact same number of ballots, 18,281.

On election night, Durham reported 14,875 ballots cast at East Regional Library. The recount reported the exact same number of ballots, 14,875.

On election night, Durham reported 18,918 ballots cast at the Board of Elections. The recount reported the exact same number of ballots, 18,918.

The Board reported the results from Eno River for the gubernatorial race.  The results are below.

Candidate Election Night Tally Recount Tally Variance
Pat McCrory 3,185 3,185 0
Roy Cooper 14,752 14,754 +2
Lon Cecil 240 240 0
Overvote 4 2 -2
Undervote 100 100 0
 
The Board reported the results from the Board of Elections for the gubernatorial race.  The results are below.

Candidate Election Night Tally Recount Tally Variance
Pat McCrory 1,166 1,166 -1
Roy Cooper 17,379 17,380 +1
Lon Cecil 192 192 0
Overvote 5 5 0
Undervote 176 176 0
 
The Board reported the results from East Regional Library for the gubernatorial race.  The results are below.

Candidate Election Night Tally Recount Tally Variance
Pat McCrory 3909 3909 0
Roy Cooper 10667 10667 0
Lon Cecil 216 216 0
Overvote 3 3 0
Undervote 80 80 0
 
Precinct 29, which also needed to be recounted, was completed on Friday and the results were identical to election day.

In summary, after recounting 52,833 ballots, Roy Cooper picked up 3 votes, Pat McCrory lost 1 vote and the overvote tally dropped by 2.

The recount will continue tomorrow, Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 9:00am to finish the counting of ballots of the North and South regional locations.
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