BREAKING: Recount ordered between Oz and McCormick

The Pennsylvania Republican Primary Senate race between Dr. Oz and David McCormick won’t be decided anytime this week.

A recount for the race was just ordered:

Here’s more…

The race between celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick is headed to a recount after Pennsylvania’s top election official said Wednesday that the margin between the top two Republican candidates was thin enough to trigger one.

In a statement, acting secretary of state Leigh M. Chapman said she would “order a statutorily required statewide recount in the May 17 Republican primary race for a U.S. Senate seat. Mehmet C. Oz and David H. McCormick, the first- and second-place finishers respectively, have vote totals within the one-half of one percent margin that triggers a mandatory recount under state law.”

The move pushes the outcome of the race into June as counties have until June 7 to recount the ballots and inform the secretary of state of their findings by June 8.

Oz is backed by former president Donald Trump. The winner of the GOP primary will face Lt. Gov. John Fetterman (D) in a contest considered crucial to control of the Senate.

So it’s going to be two more weeks before we know anything. I’m not all that worried about the recount as I am McCormick suing to count undated mail-in ballots. I hope he fails massively in that effort.

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