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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Megan Sanborn
207-626-8405
November 15, 2012

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Announces House District 94 Recount Results and Schedule for Upcoming Recounts

AUGUSTA- Secretary of State Charlie Summers announced today that a recount of results from the General Election in House District 94 was conducted and completed under the supervision of the Secretary of State's Office.


At the conclusion of the recount in House District 94, Teresea  M. Hayes (D) of Buckfield remained the winner. Timothy G. Turner (D) of  Buckfield requested the recount after unofficial results from Election Day indicated that he lost the election. The recount determined that 2,338 votes were cast for Hayes, while 2,296 were cast for Turner.


Three candidate recounts have now been completed. There are nine candidate recounts remaining to be completed. Details and scheduling information are noted in the table below.


All recounts are conducted at the Department of Public Safety headquarters on Commerce Drive in Augusta. Recounts are a public proceeding and members of the media may observe. State law requires the State Police to collect the ballots for the recounts and keep them in the secure State Police facility until the recounts have been completed. The ballots are stored in tamperproof metal containers and are closed with specially numbered security seals and locks.


In a recount, the representatives of each candidate and staff members from the Department of the Secretary of State manually review each ballot to determine the official vote tally. Recounts are requested based upon the unofficial preliminary results.


If a recount produces enough disputed ballots to affect the outcome of the election, the Maine House of Representatives would determine which candidate to seat in House races. The Maine State Senate would determine which candidate to seat in State Senate races. The Supreme Judicial Court would make a determination in County races and in Statewide Referenda.

Updated Recount Schedule and Results

Office

District

Candidate (Party)

Unofficial Results

Official
Results

Recount Date/Time

House
80

Rachel Sukeforth (D)

Melvin Newendyke (R)

2,454

2,459

2,455

2,459

Completed
House
127

Paul Aranson (D)

Amy F. Volk (R)

2,720

2,725

2,716

2,728

Completed
House
94

Timothy G. Turner (R)

Teresea M. Hayes (D)

2,226

2,260

2,296

2,338

Completed
House
70

Bruce A. Bickford (R)

R. Wayne Werts (D)

2,266

2,268

Thursday, November 15 at 8:30 am
House
144

Daniel John Archambault (R)

William F. Noon (D)

2,379

2,398

Thursday, November 15 at 1:00 pm
House
109

Susan M. Austin (R)

Anne P Graham (D)

2,728

2,770

Thursday, November 15 at 5:30 pm
Senate
17

Colleen J. Quint (D)

Garrett Paul Mason (R)

9,719

9,766

Friday, November 16 at 9:00 am
House
45

R. Ryan Harmon (R)

Brian L. Jones (D)

2,219

2,252

Monday, November 19th at 8:30 am
House
137

William M. Guay (R)

Alan M. Casavant (D)

2,564

2,579

 
Monday November 19 at 1:00 pm
House
54

Susan E. Morissette (R)

Catherine M. Nadeau (D)

2,142

2,176

Monday November 19 at 5:30 pm
Senate
20

Leslie T. Fossel (R)

Christopher K. Johnson (D)

10,746

10,880

Tuesday, November 20 at 9:00 am
House
29

Robert G. Engelhardt, Sr. (R)

Stanley Byron Short, Jr. (D)

1,838

1,853

Tuesday, November 20 at 5:30 pm
Houe
51

Alan Pinkham (R)

Michael Devin (D)

2,755

2,768

To Be Determined
Piscataquis County Commissioner
3
     
To Be Determined

 

NOTE: The first candidate listed in each race was the apparent losing candidate on Election Day--based on unofficial results--and is therefore the candidate who requested the recount.