Conecuh recount taps Brock

Republican challenger Blackmon says he will challenge the final vote count over election

Following an official recount Friday of ballots cast in the sheriff's race in Conecuh County, incumbent Democratic Sheriff Randy Brock was declared the winner over Republican challenger Mike Blackmon by two votes – 2,228 for Brock and 2,226 for Blackmon.

Blackmon confirmed Tuesday morning that the Alabama Republican Party plans to file a contest heard by Circuit Judge Jack Weaver unless Judge Weaver recuses himself from the matter.

Following the Nov. 8 General Election Brock had 2,224 votes to Blackmon's 2,223. The Tuesday after the election, officials opened six provisional ballots, three wer...

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