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UPDATED as of 9:54 a.m.: Reichert, Burner still neck and neck

Post by News Tribune Staff on Nov. 5, 2008 at 6:24 am | No Comments »
November 5, 2008 6:24 am

In the hotly contested race for the District 8 congressional seat, incumbent Republican Dave Reichert holds a slim lead over Democrat challenger Darcy Burner, according to the latest results.

Reichert had 376 more votes as of 3 a.m.

NEW RESULTS: Reichert had upped his lead to 881 votes as of the latest tally released by the Secretary of State’s Office at 6:26 a.m.

In Pierce County, he’d received about 54 percent of the vote counted as of 6:15 a.m.

UPDATED RESULTS (9:54 a.m.): District-wide, Reichert now has 50.41 percent of the vote to Burner’s 49.59 percent, a separation of 1,149 votes, according to Secretary of State’s Office.

In Pierce County, he’s now leading 54.24 percent to 45.36 percent.

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