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Both candidates in recorder's race taken aback

Aaron Krause • Nov 7, 2012 at 7:32 PM

Both Huron County recorder candidates were shocked to hear the results of Tuesday's race, which Jan Tkach won by receiving 10,053 votes and Christina Raftery receiving 7,701.

Tkach, a Republican, will succeed retiring recorder Karen Fries, a Democrat.

Raftery, a Democrat, had not heard the results when a reporter called to break the news. "Oh my God," a shocked Raftery said. "I'm flabbergasted. I have no words really to say."

A story about this race, including comments from both candidates, was published in Wednesday's Reflector.

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