Tedisco & Murphy Tied… Precisely
I’ve heard of close races:
The state board’s Web site posted the latest unofficial results Friday afternoon, showing Tedisco and Democrat Scott Murphy with 77,225 votes each — a political anomaly about as rare as a two-headed calf. Unofficial results election night gave Murphy about a 60-vote lead.
Friday’s tally almost certainly won’t stand because of the ongoing recanvass of the machines used on Election Day. While many smaller counties had completed the task, larger ones such as Saratoga County were still midway through the process…
Tedisco’s next job — rank-and-file assemblyman or rank-and-file member of Congress — will almost certainly be determined by the more than 10,000 absentee ballots sent out by county elections boards. The last of the returned ballots, including votes from military and overseas denizens of the 20th District, can arrive no later than April 13 to be counted.
Curiouser and curiouser.