Election Recounts are Underway

Watauga County Director of Elections Matt Snyder, announced that Billy Kennedy, Angela Laws King, and Holly Fehl have requested recounts in their respective races.

If a candidate loses by 1% or less they have the right to request a recount. Angela Laws King lost to her Republican Counterpart Todd Castle in the race for Watauga County Board of Commissioners District 1 by just 31 votes. Fehl lost to her Republican for Watauga County Clerk of Superior Court by 30 votes, and finally Kennedy requested a recount after losing to Braxton Eggers for the Watauga County Board of Commissioners District 3 seat after losing by 6 votes. The recount is going to be done on November 28th.

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