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Recount Awards House Seat 45 To Incumbent Stiles

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Incumbent Aaron Stiles (left) narrowly beat Paula Roberts by just 17 votes, after the recount. Incumbent Aaron Stiles (left) narrowly beat Paula Roberts by just 17 votes, after the recount.
OKLAHOMA CITY -

More than a week after the election, the results are finally tallied in a close race for a seat in the state House of Representatives.

The original count for House District 45 showed Republican incumbent Aaron Stiles beating Democrat Paula Roberts by just 18 votes.

Workers started hand-counting 13,000 votes Friday morning, and finished around 9:30 p.m.

The final tally showed Stiles won by 17 votes.

11/15/2012 Related Story: Cleveland County Judge Orders Recount In House District Race

11/9/2012 Related Story: Discovery Of Lost Ballots Prompts Recount For Cleveland County House Race

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