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Murphy’s Lead in NY-20 Drops to 25 Votes?

There is a report that due to an error in reporting vote totals by phone, Democrat Scott Murphy’s lead is now down to 25 votes.

This is gonna be a long recount.

UPDATE: Another factoid to throw in there: “Tedisco aide Bill Sherman said that of the 5,907 ballots that had been received, there were 798 more from enrolled Republicans than Democrats.”

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