Recount Day One…Salas Loses 1 Vote in San Diego Registrar’s Report of Senate Dist. 40 Hand count

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Update [2:00 a.m.], Tuesday, July 20 Late Monday night, Riverside County posted recount results for 5 precincts within that county. The net result is a gain of 1 vote for Mary Salas in our neighbor county. * * * Day 1 of the 40th state senate recount is over in San Diego county. Juan Vargas began the day leading by …

Viewers Guide— Salas v. Vargas Recount Starts next Monday (July 19th) in Kearny mesa

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Everything the public knows about Recounts is Wrong. There is almost no chance of a missed precinct or a math error erasing any part of Juan Vargas’ 22-vote lead over Mary Salas in Senate district 40. The recount will go through the motions, but no one expects to find that kind of flub. No, sportsfans, The Real Game involves votes …

Recount ! — [Updated] — Salas v. Vargas recounts sought in Riverside and San Diego counties

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2ND UPDATE (5:50 a.m., Tuesday) The Imperial Valley Press reports today the Mary Salas campaign did not seek a recount in Imperial County. http://www.ivpressonline.com/articles/2010/07/13/local_news/news05.txt Vote recounts will proceed, however, in San Diego and Riverside counties. UPDATE [6:10 pm, Monday]… The Sacramento Bee’s “Capitol Alert” has confirmed the Rostra story, saying Salas filed recount papers today in SD and also in …

2nd Bulletin —– Juan Vargas lead Zooms to 22 votes on new Riverside County returns

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UPDATE…. 7 am, Saturday, July 10, 2010 Riverside County just put up another new vote count at 6 a.m. today. They tabulated just 5 votes in SD 40… and all 5 of them went to Juan Vargas. That puts Juan Vargas at +22 overall in the sprawling 3-county district…. Juan Vargas now… 24,282…. while Mary Salas …24,260 This story will …

Judge today orders counting of “Late” Riverside mail ballots in Juan Vargas v. Mary Salas primary

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Riverside county judge Mac Fisher today ordered the Riverside Registrar of Voters to count 12,500 mail ballots which were picked up a day after the June 8th primary election. Judge Fisher ruled the mix-up between the Postal Service and the Registrar should not bar those voters from being heard. (Hat tip to reporter Duane Gang of the Press-Enterprise who filed a story from the …

July 6th — Juan Vargas gains 1 vote in Riverside, and now leads Mary Salas by 12 votes Overall

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How close is the 40th senate primary? It’s so close that discovery of one new vote is a big deal! Mary Salas added 1 vote in San Diego last Friday…but then Juan Vargas gained 1 new ballot in Riverside county over the weekend. Net result? Juan Vargas maintains a 12-vote lead in your updated district-wide totals… Vargas…24,139….Salas….24,127. Still to come: …