Skip to comments.Ortiz may consider recount in race against Farenthold
Posted on 11/03/2010 12:30:48 PM PDT by Helotes
Ortiz weighing his options; may consider recount Comments 0 November 03, 2010 1:43 PM
By EMMA PEREZ-TREVINO, The Brownsville Herald
U.S. Representative Solomon P. Ortiz is weighing his options following his Election Day loss to Republican challenger Blake Farenthold.
One of the options Ortiz is considering is requesting a recount, his communications director said.
Ortizs spokesman Jose Borjon said that a statement regarding the congressmans plan would be released today.
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he lost by 799 votes.
The margain of victory was 790 votes out of a little over 100,000 votes (less than 1%)
The Dem strategy seems to be if they are ahead in a close race (Bennet in Colorado), they declare victory, and if behind begin to explore the recount option.
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I don’t know why this race for TX State house is not being recounted. 15 votes between Howard (d) and Neil (R).
Name Party Votes Vote %
Howard , Donna (i) Dem 24,997 49%
Neil , Dan GOP 24,982 49%
Easton , Ben Lib 1,517 3%
What are the totals from Val Verde?
Seriously. But republicans don’t do well in recounts since they don’t cheat.
Thanks Deport, I was thinking Del Rio was in the same district.