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For Immediate Release
Resumes for Senate District 16
AUGUSTA--The recount resulting from the November General Election for Senate District 16 will resume under the supervision of the Secretary of State's Office on Monday, November 25th at 2 p.m. at the State Police garage on Hospital Street in Augusta.
The results from
the recount agreed to by the candidates through their respective counsel
show a 9-vote margin separates Christopher G. L. Hall (D) of Bristol
and Leslie T. Fossel (R) of Alna. The recount determined that 8,893
ballots were cast for Hall and 8,884 ballots were cast for Fossel. At
issue are 63 ballots remaining in dispute at the conclusion of the recount
and an additional 4 ballots that were challenged on Election Day.