Last month, there was an election recount held in the state of Massachusetts, and after the recount was over and all the dust had settled, the election result was flipped. The outcome went from a Republican winner to a Democrat winner—by just a single vote.
Initially, when the results were all tallied up, the Republican candidate was certified as the official winner. Lenny Mirra officially won the race by ten votes.
Kassner filed a petition for a hand recount, which was eventually granted by the Massachusetts secretary of state. And after the recount, the 10-vote margin of victory for the Republican was eroded away, and instead, the Democrat candidate wound up being certified as the new winner by a margin of just one vote….