Barncastle concedes sheriff’s race

June 25, 2014 • Local News

Patrick Barncastle, who came within a baker’s dozen of ballots of winning the Republican nomination for Chaves County sheriff, told the Daily Record Tuesday he would not request a recount.

“No, we’re not going to,” Barncastle said Tuesday. “That’s just the bottom line. We’ve decided not to.”

Barncastle had said he was considering a recount after the Chaves County commissioners on June 6 canvassed the election results and added six votes each for Barncastle and Britt Snyder. In total, 20 more ballots were added to the June 3 election tallies, but the new ballots did not affect any Login to read more

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