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November 16, 2012

Stiles by a sliver

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NORMAN —

In addition, there were eight fewer ballots accounted for in the hand count than the machines had recorded on election night.

Bledsoe was troubled by this and asked if election officials had checked the machines and the boxes for ballots.

Cleveland County Election Board Secretary Jim Williams said they had checked the boxes, checked the machines, got down on their hands and knees to check and also shook the bins.

In precinct 30, Stiles received two less votes than the machines had recorded; in precinct 32, Roberts was down two votes from the machine count; and in precinct 82, Roberts was down one vote and Stiles was down two votes from the machine count.

Joy Hampton366-3539jhampton@normantranscript.com

 

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