Officials Begin Hand Recount in Washington Governor's Race A state-wide hand recount is underway in Washington. After a machine recount, Republican Dino Rossi was declared the victor over Democrat Christine Gregoire, by a mere 42 votes. Under the state's election law, Gregoire has the right to demand a hand recount. NPR's Wendy Kaufman reports.
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Officials Begin Hand Recount in Washington Governor's Race

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Officials Begin Hand Recount in Washington Governor's Race

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A state-wide hand recount is underway in Washington. After a machine recount, Republican Dino Rossi was declared the victor over Democrat Christine Gregoire, by a mere 42 votes. Under the state's election law, Gregoire has the right to demand a hand recount. NPR's Wendy Kaufman reports.