Recount requested after Wico. Board of Ed. candidate wins by one vote

SALISBURY, Md. – Officials announced that they will recount ballots that were cast for the Wicomico County Board of Education District 3 position, in the November 2018 General Election, after a candidate won by one vote.

Anthony Gutierrez, the Election Director, announced the recount on Monday. He said, “Candidate David Goslee has requested a manual recount of voted paper ballots involved in the recount.”

According to Maryland’s State Board of Elections website, William Turner won District 3 by one vote, receiving a total of 3,056 votes. Meanwhile, David Goslee received 3,055 votes.

Gutierrez said the recount will begin on Tuesday morning but it is unclear how long the recount will take.

For more information, you can contact the Wicomico County Board of Elections at 410-548-4830.

This was the first time that Wicomico County residents elected their Board of Education members.

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