Catherine Nadeau declared winner in House District 78 ballot recount

AUGUSTA, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap announced incumbent Democratic candidate Catherine Nadeau as the winner of the House District 78 seat after a ballot recount.

Nadeau received 2,400 votes to Republican candidate Benjamin Twitchell III's 2,250 votes.

A recount of the Nov. 8 election results was requested by Twitchell after unofficial results from Election Day indicated that he had lost the election by 148 votes, 2,248 to 2,396.

 

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