|Published:||Aug 17, 2012 4:51 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Aug 17, 2012 4:51 PM EDT|
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida election officials are ordering a recount in three legislative races that were on Florida's primary ballot.
Recounts are required for any election in which a candidate wins by a margin of 0.5 percent or less.
Counties will have until 3 p.m. on Sunday to provide results from the recount.
The races include a Palm Beach County state senate contest where Rep. Jeff Clemens leads Rep. Mack Bernard by only 34 votes for the Democratic nomination.
In the District 107 House Democratic primary, Rep. Barbara Watson of Miami Gardens leads John Patrick Julien of North Miami Beach by 26 votes.
Randy Johnson of Sebring trailed Cary Pigman of Avon Park by 31 votes in the House District 55 Republican primary covering parts of St. Lucie, Okeechobee, Highlands and Glades counties.
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