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Winner Declared In Deadlocked WV House Of Delegates Race

Reported: May. 30, 2014 11:49 AM EDT
Updated: May. 30, 2014 5:44 PM EDT
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HAMLIN, W.Va. (Bob Aaron) -- A winner was declared Friday in the deadlocked West Virginia 22nd District House of Delegates primary race after a recount in Lincoln County.

Gary McCallister picked up one vote over Joshua Barker in the Democratic primary race.

The Lincoln County Commission acted as the board of canvassers and declared and certified the results.

Barker has 10 days to contest the recount.

The 22nd District encompasses parts of Logan, Putnam, Lincoln and Boone counties. It is a two-member district. McCallister and Jeff Eldridge will now face Republicans Justin Mullins and Michel Moffatt in the fall.



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