The Latest: Democrat picks up 2 votes in disputed House race

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — The Most up-to-date on a speak for Kentucky Home district 13 (all times native):

9 a.m.

Election officials in Kentucky like discovered two extra votes for a Democrat at some point soon of a speak for a lisp Home scuttle.

Democrat Jim Glenn defeated Republican DJ Johnson in November by one vote. But the Republican-controlled legislature ordered a speak at Johnson’s inquire of.

On Saturday, the Daviess County Board of Elections discovered two votes for Glenn that had been now not counted in November. One ballotwas once entirely filled in for Glenn, but had a stray tag by Johnson’s name, inflicting the vote casting machine to reject it. The board gave that vote to Glenn.

On one other ballot, the voter had circled in its acquire of filling within the acquire of living indicating a straight Democratic label.

The decision draw Glenn now has a 3 vote margin over Johnson. But officials like several thousand extra ballots to count.


1:14 a.m.

Election officials in Kentucky are reviewing ballots solid in a lisp Home scuttle where a Democrat was once elected by honest one vote.

Democrat Jim Glenn defeated Republican lisp Win. DJ Johnson by one vote in November. But the Republican-controlled lisp legislature ordered a speak within the scuttle after Johnson asked for it. The Daviess County Board of Elections will oversee the speak, scheduled to initiate Saturday at 7 a.m. CST.

An Election Contest Board made up of six Republicans and three Democrats ordered the speak. As soon as it is total, the board will write a report for the beefy Home of Representatives. The Home has the final speak on who wins the seat.

A lawyer for Glenn says they belief to sue if the Home votes to determine away him from office.

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