Blackmon files suit over Conecuh raceClaims illegal votes cast in sheriff's race

Claims illegal votes cast in sheriff’s race

Republican challenger Mike Blackmon has filed suit challenging the results of the Nov. 8 General Election which showed him losing to incumbent Democratic Sheriff Randy Brock by two votes following a recount of ballots in Conecuh County.

The election challenge was filed Monday in Conecuh County Circuit Court.

Following the Nov. 8 election, unofficial results showed Brock with 2,224 votes and Blackmon with 2,223. After counting provisional ballots, Brock has 2,225 and Blackmon had 2,225. A recount was ordered and the canvassing board declared Brock as the winner with 2,228 votes to Blackmon’s 2,...

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