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Pierce County race among 3 statewide headed for recounts

Post by Brian Sandford / The News Tribune on Nov. 23, 2010 at 5:47 pm with 5 Comments »
November 23, 2010 5:47 pm

Pierce County’s 25th District race between Democratic incumbent Rep. Dawn Morrell and Republican challenger Hans Zeiger is one of three statewide races headed for recounts, according to The Associated Press.

Zeiger leads Morrell by 47 votes, close enough to require a hand recount. Democratic incumbent Sen. Randy Gordon trails Republican challenger Steve Litzow by 194 votes in King County’s 41st District, and in Whatcom County’s 42nd District, Republican challenger Vincent Buys leads Democratic incumbent Rep. Kelli Linville by 154 votes.

Regardless of the outcome, Democrats will maintain majorities in the both the House and Senate.

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  1. the3rdpigshouse says:

    It must be time to search all the Seattle basements for those mysterious lost socialist democrat ballots!!!

  2. rockrabbit says:

    Thanks for the self parody, 3PH.

  3. thirdspigshouse has it right!!!

  4. Sagacious says:

    It will be interesting to see if Julie Anderson can come up with some ballots that were somehow misplaced and miraculously “discovered” in some obscure corner of the elections HQ or someone’s trunk. There is surely an “unnoticed” bag somewhere with a couple hundred votes and, behold, they break 3:1 for Ms Morrell.

  5. So, Sagachious – were you just as concerned when Bush stole the election? Doubt it.

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