The pitched primary battle for Texas House District 146 is starting to seem like a Minnesota U.S. Senate race from not too long ago. A recount completed this week showed former state Rep. Borris Miles did indeed win his primary bid against current HD-146 state Rep. Al Edwards, D-Houston.
"As far as we're concerned, it's over," said Keir Murray, Miles' campaign consultant.
But Edwards isn't going down without more counting.
He's filed a "contest", which is much like a lawsuit, in district court. It essentially allows for more "discovery," as the lawyers call it.
"We must be absolutely sure of the accuracy of all election results," said Edwards, in a statement. " Filing an election contest is the best way to acquire the most information and access to all electronic records, applications, and absentee documents from the March 2nd election in order to serve the purpose of meticulousness."
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