In the 1955 Virginia House of Delegates election for District 55, John Mackenzie defeated William Moody by 2 votes (2,891-2,889). #VotingMatters #2018Midterms #Virginia
Every American vote matters. In our nation’s history many elections across all levels of government have been decided by a few votes (only 1 vote in some elections!). Regardless of the political parties of the winners, elections have had real consequences on the lives of Americans. At OneV we believe that facts about close elections and the clear impact of election outcomes on everyday lives are important reminders for all Americans to cherish the right to vote.
In the 1968 Wisconsin House of Representatives election for District 25, official count showed a margin of 3 votes for Joseph Looby over Wilmer Waters, but it was 1 after a recount. A case was filed with the circuit court, where the judge declared the margin was two votes (6,523-6,521). #VotingMatters #2018Midterms #Wisconsin
In the 2010 Vermont House of Representatives election for the Windsor-Orange 1 District, on the initial count, challenger Sarah Buxton led incumbent David Ainsworth 882 to 881. On a recount, they were tied, with one mailed-in military vote for Buxton rejected. After Buxton appealed and the Superior Court ruled that vote valid, Buxton won by […]