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Tuesday May 31st, 2016 4:13AM

State School Supt. runoff vote goes to recount

By Staff
ATLANTA - The run-off between Mike Buck and Richard Woods for the Republican nomination for Georgia school superintendent is headed for a recount.<br /> <br /> Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp's office reports that Buck has requested a recount of all votes in the Republican Primary Runoff held last week.<br /> <br /> Officials said the recount will be held and completed no later than noon on Thursday.<br /> <br /> The 53-year-old former Rome High School principal fell within the one percent threshold required for him to be eligible to request a recount following the inclusion of provisional ballots in the total.<br /> <br /> Buck trails Woods by 713 votes.
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