Secretary of State
Secretary Grimes Receives Recanvass Request from James Comer and Chris McDaniel
Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes received a written request from James
R. Comer and Chris McDaniel, Republican candidates for Governor and Lieutenant
Governor, for a statewide recanvass of the results in the Republican
Gubernatorial Primary Election. Currently, unofficial vote totals indicate
Comer and McDaniel trail opponents Matt Bevin and Jenean Hampton by 83 votes.
office is notifying all county boards of elections that a recanvass has been
requested and reminding them of the procedures to be followed,” said Grimes.
“As always, we will assist the county boards of elections in any way we can.”
sent county clerks information and forms for a potential recanvass prior to the
boards of elections will convene at 9 a.m. on May 28 to recheck and recanvass
the voting machines. County boards of elections will notify the candidates of
the location of the recanvass. Immediately upon completion of the recanvass,
the county boards of elections will file their recanvass reports with the
Secretary of State.
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