Recount in McCracken clerk race confirms winner

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PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — A recount in the race for McCracken County clerk has confirmed the winner as Democrat Julie Griggs.

The Paducah Sun (http://bit.ly/1p5Efyi) reports after the recount, Griggs won by 155 votes over Republican Becky Bowers, which is more than the 149-vote margin that separated them the night of the election.

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Bowers filed the request with McCracken Circuit Court, saying her supporters weren’t comfortable with the results that close.

After the results were announced on Thursday, Bowers wished Griggs well in the position.

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Information from: The Paducah Sun, http://www.paducahsun.com

 

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