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The first final count has Democrat Roy Cooper ahead of  Republican Gov. Pat McCrory by 5,000 votes so McCrory’s team is asking for a recount of the ballots, especially in Durham.

The general counsel for the state Republican Party has filed a formal complaint in North Carolina’s tight governor’s race demanding that 90,000 Durham County ballots be recounted by hand in part because tabulations were manually entered into the state election system by local officials on election night with “bleary eyes and tired hands.”

 

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