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Obenshain v. Herring

Case Information

Date Filed: November 27, 2013
State: Virginia
Issue: Election Contest
Courts that Heard this Case: Circuit Court for the City of Richmond (Case CL13-5272)

Issue:

Statewide recount

Status:

Petition filed 11/27/13. Preliminary order granting recount filed 12/5/13. Recount set to commence 12/16/13. Candidate Obenshain conceded 12/18/13.

Circuit Court Documents

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