A recount for a Vermont House seat is set to take place for a second time.
Republican Robert Frenier beat incumbent and five-term Progressive Susan Hatch Davis in the Orange County race by eight votes on Election Day. After a first recount, the result was narrowed to seven votes.
The House voted to approve the recount, which will have lawmakers hand-certify the results. The House Committee on Government Operations will devote all day Wednesday and possibly Thursday to either certify, or overturn the results.
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Republicans have cried foul at the recount efforts and claimed the decision is motivated by partisanship.
Minority leader Don Turner, a Milton Republican, has called the recount effort a "blatantly prejudiced effort" to challenge Frenier's election.