New Hampshire Democrats Lose Lawsuit Which Sought to Block Recount

An omitted stack of ballots for a Republican candidate has overturned the election results for a critical House seat in the state of New Hampshire.
Republican Larry Gagne was declared the winner over previously-declared winner Democrat Maxine Mosley yesterday in the District 16 race in Manchester, the most populous city in New Hampshire. The results of the races left Republicans holding a one-seat majority in the state’s House of Representatives for the new session in January.
With a Republican governor and an all-Republican Congress, New Hampshire is poised to be the only Republican-ruled state in New England.
The New Hampshire Democrat Party unsuccessfully waged a legal bid to stop the recount which handed Gagne the victory. A New Hampshire Superior Court judge on Tuesday denied the party’s request for a permanent injunction of any further audits of the race….

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