Austerman Increases Lead Over Lundquist
Wednesday, 12 November 2008
The race to
replace Gabrielle LeDoux as the District 36 Representative in the State House
has gotten a little less close. Republican Alan Austerman has increased his
lead over Democrat Andy Lundquist, as some of the nearly 2,000 outstanding
ballots were counted Wednesday.
Lundquist added 662 to his total, Austerman picked up 967 votes, a net gain of
were 109 votes apart after the initial returns came in from the General
Election last week, but after 1,629 absentee votes were counted Wednesday, Austerman is
now ahead by 414 votes.
still 290 votes left to be counted in the race.