Recount planned for Leon County Commission District 3 seat

Published: Aug. 30, 2018 at 3:05 PM EDT
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By: WCTV Eyewitness News

August 30, 2018

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The race for Leon County Commission in District 3 will go to a recount.

and avoided a runoff election by taking more than half of the vote.

However, because the margin above 50 percent was just 69 votes, Leon County Elections Supervisor Mark Earley says a recount is planned for Friday and may go into Saturday.

"The recounts are very involved - very carefully detailed processes, so we are going to take our time and get it done," Earley says.

Rick Minor said Thursday that he has confidence in the Supervisor of Elections Office and does not expect the results to change.