Recount for Texas Senate District 27 to begin

1 month 3 weeks 12 hours ago Tuesday, December 06 2022 Dec 6, 2022 December 06, 2022 9:58 AM December 06, 2022 in News - Local

Cameron County election workers will officially begin the recount process Tuesday for the Texas Senate District 27 race. 

RELATED: Adam Hinojosa requests recount in Senate District 27 race 

Republican Adam Hinojosa asked for the recount after finishing 659 votes behind Democrat Morgan LaMantia. 

The recount process will start with the sorting of nearly 78,000 ballots, which is expected to take up to three days. 

Around 70 people will be part of the recount process.

RELATED: Republican requests recount after loss in battleground race for state Senate seat in South Texas 

The Cameron County Elections Department Administrator, Remi Garza, says both candidates can be there for the recount process, and can each have up to 14 watchers. 

Hidalgo and Willacy County will also be recounting their ballots. 

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