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After recount of most early voting and Election Day ballots, Montgomery executive race remains relatively unchanged

August 22, 2022
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After a full weekend of ballot counting, the Democratic primary race for Montgomery County executive remains relatively unchanged. With re-counted and audited results from early voting and 12 of 13 election districts on Election Day, incumbent Marc Elrich (D) has gained one additional vote and challenger David Blair has gained two, according to a Sunday night announcement from the Montgomery County Board of Elections. After initial certification of the July 19 primary results, Elrich led the race by 35 votes. Dozens of elections board workers from around the state reported to the Germantown Community Center gymnasium from Friday through Sunday to aid in the recount effort, which was requested by Blair’s campaign.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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