Recount begins Thursday in Democratic primary for Baltimore County executive separated by 9 votes

A recount will begin Thursday in the Democratic primary for Baltimore County executive, where former Del. Johnny Olszewski Jr. has been declared the winner by just nine votes. State Sen. Jim Brochin, who finished second, submitted a petition Tuesday for a manual recount of the nearly 85,000 ballots cast in the election. His request came just hours after elections officials certified the results, and will push a final resolution of the primary well into next week. “I just want certainty, and I think — one way or another — this is going to give it to us,” Brochin said. (Balt. Sun)

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