Recount of CD-2 Ranked-Choice Election to Begin Thursday


Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap in Portland  on election day last fall.

The recount of the Congressional District 2 race on November 6, 2018 General Election will begin Thursday, December 6, at 9:00 am., Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap confirmed today. The incumbent  Bruce Poliquin (R) requested this recount.

The recount will take place during regular business hours, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and is expected to take up to four weeks, until it is complete or the requesting candidate concedes.  The recount will break for the Christmas holiday, the week of December 24th and will resume January 3, 2019.

The official results, upon completion of the final certification process on Monday, November 26, show candidate Jared Golden (D) with 142,440 votes and candidate Bruce Poliquin (R) with 138,931 votes.