Pennsylvania announces recount of Senate GOP primary race between Dr. Oz, Dave McCormick
Pennsylvania’s Republican Senate primary race between Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dave McCormick will head to a recount, the state’s elections chief announced Wednesday.
Oz, a celebrity physician and first-time candidate endorsed by former President Donald Trump, led former hedge fund CEO McCormick in the final vote tally by less than half a percentage point, acting Secretary of of State Leigh Chapman’s office said.
That narrow margin triggered a mandatory recount under Pennsylvania law.
The recount is estimated to cost more than $1 million in taxpayer funds, Chapman’s office said. Pennsylvania counties...