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Ballot counting continues; Barber holds slim lead

Published: Nov. 13, 2012 at 9:23 PM MST|Updated: Nov. 20, 2012 at 9:23 PM MST
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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A supporter of Martha McSally in her race against Ron Barber in Congressional District 2 asked that more than 130 ballots in Cochise County be thrown out, alleging they were mishandled.

A judge agreed to put on hold the request for a restraining order aiming to stop ballot counting.

Cochise County election officials, therefore, will proceed with counting.

The CD-2 race is hinging on every vote. Barber, the Democrat incumbent, remains in the lead over McSally, 136785 to 135956.

Barber's office objected to the challenge, accusing the McSally campaign of trying to disenfranchise voters.

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