Lantigua Remains 57 Votes Behind Rivera After Ballot Review In Lawrence

November 9, 2013 2:51 PM
Lantigua Remains 57 Votes Behind Rivera After Ballot Review In Lawrence
" LAWRENCE (CBS) – Mayor William Lantigua remains 57 votes behind Dan Rivera after Lawrence election officials examined provisional ballots Friday night.

Lantigua picked up eleven votes and Rivera got an additional eight. Rivera won Tuesday’s election over Lantigua by 60 votes.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Bernice Corpuz reports play pause Lantigua Remains 57 Votes Down After Ballot Review Bernice Corpuz

“This clearly is now statistically impossible for the mayor,” Rivera said Friday, “even in a recount.”

Lantigua’s lawyer, Sal Tabit, says his client is not giving up.

“We believe that it’s possible, that there’s human error,” Tabit said "

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