During last week’s primary Coos County Commissioner Bing Judd lost his bid for re-election by five votes.
Today (Monday) there was a recount in Concord.
NHPR’s Chris Jensen has the results.
Bing Judd, who has been a Coos County Commissioner since 1997, has lost that position.
In a recount today in Concord Judd lost by seven votes.
599 to 592.
Originally Judd lost by five votes, prompting him to ask for the recount.
Judd is from Pittsburg – where he lost to Samson.
Samson from Stewartstown.
Bing Judd, who has been a Coos County Commissioner since 1997, has lost his seat by five votes.
Judd had 592 votes compared to 597 for challenger Rick Samson, deputy secretary of state David Scanlon told NHPR Thursday afternoon.
Late Thursday Judd said he will be driving to Concord Friday to file a request for a recount.
"Five votes in 1,200, there could be a mistake," he said. "It could go either way."
That recount is expected to occur Monday.
Judd had not faced a challenge for more than a decade.
An unusual and important race in the North County will be decided on Tuesday.
It’s the political future of Bing Judd, a longtime Coos County Commissioner and one of the best-known figures in the region.
NHPR’s Chris Jensen reports.
For the first time in more than a decade Coos County Commissioner Burnham “Bing” Judd is being challenged for the commissioner’s spot he’s held since being appointed by a court in 1997.
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