" LAWRENCE, Mass. (CBS/AP) — City Councilor Daniel Rivera claimed a narrow victory over incumbent Lawrence Mayor William Lantigua on Tuesday night in one of the state’s most closely watched races.
A duct tape secured vault where the Lawrence votes are being held. (Carl Stevens/WBZ NewsRadio)
Secretary of State William Galvin tells WBZ NewsRadio 1030, that there will be a recount.
Rivera, who received 7,625 votes, claimed victory Tuesday night and asked police to guard the ballots in anticipation of a recount.
“We knew if we worked hard and focused on our plan, that we could win this thing,” Rivera said. “The closeness of the race just goes to show how hard fought Lantigua’s camp was.”
Lantigua who had 7,565 votes, said late Wednesday afternoon that it was too early to say whether he would ask for a recount "
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