A recount of the primary election results in a northern Kentucky legislative race is expected to begin Wednesday, according to a published report.
Jessica Neal, who finished second in the Republican primary for Senate District 24, posted a $57,368 bond Monday to begin an official recount of the results, the Courier Journal reported.
Neal, who is part of the GOP’s small-government faction, lost to Shelley Frommeyer by 307 votes in May and petitioned the courts for a recount.
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An order by Campbell Circuit Judge Daniel J. Zalla imposing the bond said the hand-recount of ballots will begin Wednesday at the Campbell County Courthouse in Newport.
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A handful of other Republican candidates who belong to the same faction of the GOP have requested recounts, but so far none have been successful.
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