11/28/12 Recount Ordered in Okanogan Commission Race
Okanogan County elections department workers are preparing for a manual recount of ballots in a very tight County Commission contest. The election was certified on Tuesday with two-term incumbant Commissioner Bud Hofer falling 10 votes short of re-election to challenger, Ray Campbell. County elections supervisor, Mila Jury says that will require an automatic recount on Monday She says its the first time since the 2004 Governor's election that a recount has been conducted in Okanogan County. Jury says voter turnout in the November 6th election was over 80 percent.