27 absentee ballots were found in a New Hampshire House of Representatives race decided by 15 votes.
The Rockingham County state House District 6 race was initially “won” by Democrat Eric Turer over Republican incumbent state Rep. Melissa Litchfield.
Turer garnered 1,213 votes compared to Litchfield’s 1,198.
However, election officials in Brentwood, New Hampshire discovered 27 absentee ballots while reviewing voting material regarding the race.
Secretary of State David Scanlan said on record: “Because these 27 ballots have the potential to change the outcome of this race, the Ballot Law Commission will be requested to order that these ballots be counted.”
Election officials in Brentwood, NH have just discovered 27 absentee ballots which could swing the election for House of Representatives in the state: