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UPDATE: Challengers dominate second ballot count


WEB UPDATE: In Wednesday’s second ballot count, slightly more than 3,600 votes were added to results in Mason County, helping Republican challengers Steve Duenkel (auditor) and Charles Rhodes (clerk) to erase leads held by their incumbent Democrat opponents after Tuesday’s initial tally.

Duenkel now leads Paddy McGuire by seven votes and Rhodes leads Sharon Moore-Fogo by 124 votes.

According to the Secretary of State’s website, approximately 3,000 votes remain to be counted, in addition to ballots still in the mail.

After Wednesday’s count, 25,513 ballots have been county and the overall turno...


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