Hancock County commissioner race: What happens when it comes down to a few votes?


    The commissioner’s race saw challenger Tommy Ogde, pictured, defeat incumbent commissioner Jeff Davis by an eight-vote margin.

    A close race for Hancock County commissioner has left some wondering what happens when a race comes down to the last few votes?

    The commissioner’s race saw challenger Tommy Ogden defeat incumbent commissioner Jeff Davis by an eight-vote margin.

    Here are the steps that will be taken in the coming weeks:

    Votes will be canvassed next Tuesday -- absentee and provisional votes will be counted. The Secretary of State will be notified once votes are in. Then, there is 48-hour waiting period, and a recount can then be requested.

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