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November 14, 2008
Contact: Don Cookson

Recount in State Senate District 15 Completed

Augusta- a recount of ballots cast in the State Senate District 15 race on Election Night, November 4, has been completed in Augusta. Incumbent Republican State Senator Lois Snowe-Mello of Poland had requested a recount in her race against Democratic challenger Deborah Simpson of Auburn. Unofficial preliminary results indicated Simpson had prevailed, 10,019 votes to 9,917 votes.

The result of today's recount was 10,058 votes for Simpson, 9,954 votes for Snowe-Mello.

There are 5 recounts remaining to be completed; State Senate District 19, State House Districts 21 and 105, and two county races-- Oxford County's First District County Commissioner seat and the Oxford County Register of Probate.

Recounts are scheduled to resume next week.