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Okaloosa County Supervisor of Elections to hold recount

Okaloosa County's recount will be Saturday at 8 a.m.
Okaloosa County's recount will be Saturday at 8 a.m.(Associated Press)
Published: Aug. 21, 2020 at 11:00 AM CDT
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OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG) - Another close race is causing a recount, this time in Okaloosa County.

Okaloosa County Supervisor of Elections Paul Lux announced Friday there will be a machine recount of the ballots for the Okaloosa County Commission District 5 race. In that race, unofficial results have Mel Ponder beating Dewey “Parker” Destin for the Republican candidacy by 149 votes.

The recount will take place Saturday at 8 a.m. at the Supervisor of Elections office at 302 N Wilson Street in Crestview. It is open to the public.

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