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From Secretary of State Brian Kemp:
Secretary of State Kemp Announces Recount for Republican State School Superintendent Candidates
Notice of Recount Request
Michael L. “Mike” Buck, a Republican candidate for State School Superintendent, has requested a recount of all votes in the Republican Primary Runoff held on July 22, 2014.
Pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 21-2-495(c), the Secretary of State has notified all county election superintendents of Mr. Buck’s request and further directed that such superintendents conduct a recount of all votes cast in the Republican Primary Runoff for State School Superintendent.
Such recount is to be held and completed no later than 12:00 noon on Thursday, July 31, 2014.
The recount shall be conducted by each superintendent in accordance with O.C.G.A. § 21-2- 495(c) and the Rules of the State Election Board.
Brian Kemp has been Secretary of State since January 2010. Among the Office’s wide-ranging responsibilities, the Secretary of State is charged with conducting secure, accessible and fair elections, the registration of corporations, and the regulation of securities and professional license holders.