A weeklong hand recount of ballots has confirmed it. Hans Zeiger has unseated state Rep. Dawn Morrell.
The Republican won by just 30 votes.
With other recounts reportedly confirming today the losses by Sen. Randy Gordon and House budget chairwoman Kelli Linville, Democrats’ majorities have been trimmed to 27-22 in the Senate and 56-42 in the House.
Pierce County’s three-member Canvassing Board certified the 25th Legislative District results this afternoon. The recount narrowed Zeiger’s lead slightly, from 47 in the first count.
“It really helps you to appreciate the value of one vote,” Zeiger said.
The recount by …