The Leader Editorial: Let the Election Recount Process Play Out

The Leader Editorial: Let the Election Recount Process Play Out



11/12/20






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It is a full week after Election Day, and U.S. Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove) is still trailing by 4,000 votes. Yet there are no calls for him to concede or stop reviewing paper ballots. The reason is simple - the mail-in ballot count in New York only begins later this week, and Suozzi is still likely to win. That same logic should also apply to the recounts being demanded by President Donald Trump in a half dozen states where the vote is razor-thin, and recounts could change the results.


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