Recount Awards House Seat 45 To Incumbent Stiles

Thursday, November 15th 2012, 11:43 pm
By: News 9

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.

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