One of America’s most closely followed primaries might not be determined until as late as June 8.
Three days after the Pennsylvania GOP U.S. Senate primary election on May 17, ballots continue to be tallied. As of midday May 20, celebrity surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz held a slim lead over former hedge fund executive and Gulf War combat veteran David McCormick.
According to Decision Desk HQ, at 5 p.m. EST on May 20, Oz had 418,470 votes (31.16 percent) followed by McCormick at 417,391 (31.08 percent). The difference is 1,079 votes out of 1,343,163 ballots counted.
Regardless of who has the most votes when all the ballots are recorded, the race appears to be headed for a recount. Under Pennsylvania law, an automatic recount is triggered when the difference between the top two candidates is within 0.5 percent….


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