Recount Confirms Hugh MacKay Elected in Chester – St. Margaret’s
June 12, 2017
A judicial recount of the ballots in the electoral district of Chester – St. Margaret’s was conducted today in Halifax under the supervision of Justice James L. Chipman of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia.
The amended official results are:
Candidate Official Count Recount
PC – Julie Chaisson 2,229 2,230
NSLP – Hugh MacKay 3,112 3,112
NSNDP – Denis Peterson-Rafuse 3,022 3,021
GPNS – Harry Ward 413 413
Justice Chipman certified the Statement of Polls summaries for the recount and declared Nova Scotia Liberal Party candidate Hugh MacKay to be elected.
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